Sharing costs as a couple is part of building a future together. Things can get complicated if one partner earns more than the other partner or of one partner is less certain of the longevity of the relationship. Living on one partners wage & banking the other partner’s wage is common but what would happen to those savings in the event of a relationship breakdown?
If you are sharing costs in your relationship then you should look more broadly at your relationship and what you might or might not want to share jointly. This article steps you through different approaches to sharing costs in a relationship and the implications of doing so.