I have been receiving a lot of questions on relationships over the years; some face-to-face and others on email. I have been answering these questions privately until I realized that the issues raised could help many more people. So, from now on, every Wednesday I will be picking a question from you and trying my best to answer it. To start us of, last week I got an email from a lady (name withheld) that I thought was very important.
Does education matter in marriage? When does it become a problem? My boyfriend has a diploma and I have a Master’s degree.
This question does not have a quick fix answer. Technically, having different levels of education should not affect a relationship. In a perfect society it would not matter who is learned and who is not or even who is older than the other. Unfortunately, you and I don’t live in a perfect society and so the issue of education is usually a thorny issue. To best answer this question, there are a few things we need to look at. [Read more…]