I'll confess: I would. Money is important.
Most Helpful Guy
Laying on your deathbed would you regret not having enough money, or enough happiness? The two are not mutually exclusive or inclusive, but if you would give up a good partner because he doesn't make enough money then you really need to examine your priorities.
The only good thing money can buy is freedom from having to worry about money, the rest is just noise.
I'm about to quit a six figure job because it takes up too much of my time and I'm not passionate about it anymore. My personal growth, time, and relationships have come to mean a lot more to me than dead presidents on paper.2
Most Helpful Girl
Money management is what's important. I would be leery of a man who made a lot and spent it like it wasn't a big deal. I would be leery of a man who made a little and spent it like it wasn't a big deal.
I enjoy having a nest egg of money that I don't touch. I like having a sum to fall back on in the even that I need to. I get nervous if it's not there or if I dip into it.
You can survive on any income as long as you live within your means.
And aren't YOU also contributing to the family income?4