1. Finances and Relationships

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* 2. On a first date, who should pay?

* 3. The person who pays for a date should have more control over what events/restaurants the couple goes to.

* 4. My spouse/significant other knows how much money I earn and how much I have saved.

* 5. It's only appropriate to share financial information with someone you are having a romantic relationship after:

* 6. Please tell us briefly about any money-related discussion you’ve had with someone you were dating.

* 7. My parents have used money to control my decisions.

* 8. Please tell us briefly about any money-related discussion you’ve had with your parents.

* 9. My spouse/significant other has used money to control decisions in our relationship.

* 10. Sometimes it's best to lie to your spouse/significant other about how much something costs.

* 11. I would be comfortable if my spouse earned more money than I did.

* 12. Talking about money makes me uncomfortable.

* 13. Talking about money makes me emotional.

* 14. Please describe a conversation or fight you’ve had about money with someone you love—and what you learned about yourself or others from the experience.

* 15. I can talk openly with my close friends about money.

* 16. I have credit-card debt

* 17. I have college loans or other school debt.

* 18. A couple should only have a child when they know they can afford the extra expense.

* 19. Religious institutions should do more to help young couples understand the challenges of debt, financial planning, etc.

* 20. How can the Catholic Church serve young-adult singles and young families to help them learn about finances?

* 21. The current state of the economy has made money discussions with my spouse/significant other more tense.

* 22. Please share how the latest economic downturn has affected you and your conversations about money with people you love.