Dating outside your social class
Being a girl brought up in an upper-middle-class home, the first thing she noticed was the huge gap in their personalities.
Things are changing and people’s classes are no longer inscribed in stone.
However, it is better to opt for one which isn’t already threatened by the boundaries of class at the initial point…don’t you think? Nkem Ndem is a dynamic freelance writer and editor who can be reached for copywriting, editing and proofreading. V, radio) who has had stints with Jumia and Spice TV Africa e.t.c.
Have you ever dated someone with a richer or poorer background than yours? Now she works at Glam Africa as Online editor and Bella Naija as Features writer.
Also, you know that the only way both of you could travel together on a regular basis is if he pays for you, and that just seems wrong.
Likewise, it could be the other way round and you are the girl from an upper-middle-class family, while your man has a working class background.
Bisi went on to share some of her experiences in marriage which all seemed a little incredible, and in between laughs, it dawned on me that I’d never dated anyone outside of my socioeconomic strata, which I’d describe as middle class.