Isn’t this stuff private and personal and also too soon to ask someone their financial status?
Guys have admitted to asking girls this question and as a girl, I’ve never asked nor witnessed other girls asking this question. Even look at the GaG posts from girls: They always ask emotional questions related to dating not financial. So why do guys ask girls financial questions prior to dating them?
People do that? Man, I have been out of the dating game for a long time.
Back when I was actively trying to date, you would just ask what someone's job or career was- which yes, would give you an idea of their income, can they provide for himself, etc. But no guy EVER asked me, "So how much money do you make?" Nor would I ever ask a man that. Why? It's rude and seems like you're just after them for their money, or what they can or can't provide for you. Wow... seriously floored that people ask that.
I figure that yes, it will come up eventually, but usually not until you're in a serious relationship with someone, possibly getting ready to live together, and you need to know how to split bills and income: not the dating stage.
... dating really is screwed up nowadays. You people make me glad I don't bother with that anymore, lol. If you're not comfortable saying your income or credit score, especially in the initial stages of being with someone that might not even last? DON'T. As long as you can provide for yourself, have a job, and are financially stable, that's all they need to know. Over time, when you're comfortable, you can tell them more if you wish.