Personally, I didn't think I'd been trying to hide anything when I'd left the salary category on my own profile blank, but seeing my date's number made me sheepish about my own income and glad that I hadn't revealed it.
It's fine to have your head in the clouds when it comes to your soul mate. But when it comes to finances, it's important to have your mind on the numbers. That's because a financial mismatch between and your sweetie can sour any relationship fast.
"One of the biggest roadblocks we see is a lack of communication about finances, which seems to get worse as the years go
Keeping our money separate helped me feel as if I'd held onto some small wedge of my independence, guaranteeing that I wouldn't lose myself.