Dating a man in debt

He offered to take her for some fast food (or something quick).

She knew that he was well-off financially so she took his offer for coffee and turned it into a steak lunch.

Turns out it may not be so easy when you’re also young and in debt.

A new survey by Ion, an education-fintech company specializing in helping borrowers monitor and manage their student loans, found that 75 percent of recent U.

The concern Iontuition’s survey presents is that student loan debt may turn young people off from dating altogether, an idea that Lowry thinks is “hyperbolic.” “[Student loan debt] can put a lot of pressure on young people and young relationships, but it’s not a relationship ruiner,” Lowry said.“I’ve counseled couples on their finances for more than two decades, and I’ve seen debt nearly destroy their relationships — especially when one partner has a lot and the other has little or none.” The survey also showed that when in a relationship, more than 70 percent of college graduates feel compelled to assist in paying off their partner’s student loan debt.More than one-third of those consulted said they’d date a wealthy benefactor if that person would pay off their debt.“If they’re not going Dutch, they’re paying for drinks and dinner.Our advice was not to go to a restaurant on a first date, but to do something free like taking a walk through a park.