Most Helpful Girl
If he made less than me, he'd be a street bum 😁
Seriously though, what's the big deal? You're 22, you're not marrying the girl, you're just dating her and you don't have feelings for her so just have fun.
You have an operating vehicle and pay your way on a date. That's good enough for most girls (and I actually love pickup trucks Lol big turn on).
If you have to puff up your ego to feel like you can keep up with her, she's probanly the wrong girl for you. Sounds like she's independent and ambitious though, so that's a good thing. Also, you're pursuing your ambitions so it isn't like you don't have any goals. I'd be more irritated with him questioning his masculinity than the money issue :P Girls who worry about that are shallow AF anyway
(And it's cool you let her pay because I personally hate when guys insist on paying for me)
Most Helpful Guy
Women dig it, for some reason they don't mind the whole stigma behind guys making less money. But if you don't have the feels why stay?