I just said no to my boyfriend's marriage proposal because of money issues and I feel awful. He's in a ton of debt from school and racking up major credit card bills, and I just don't want to have to take that on. Ever since college, I've worked my butt off to pay off my student loans and keep my credit score high, because it was important to me, and I'm not really happy with the idea of someone coming along and ruining it. He says I'm being shallow, but I think I'm just trying to look out for myself and my future. I feel really bad about this, but I don't know if I should be willing to compromise.
What should I do? Pamela
I can see both sides of this situation but when it comes to love, I fall hard and I am willing to do anything to help that person. I don’t want to be the guy’s mom or anything, but I would be willing to take on bad credit and make it better because I love him.