You love your fiancée. You trust your fiancée. And vice versa. Your fiancée loves and trusts you.
Given all these great vibes, a happy woman might think twice about asking her fiancée to discuss, write down and sign a prenuptial agreement. There may be a chance of hurting his feelings! No one wants their request for a prenup to be misconstrued as a sign of distrust. The big question is: how does one ask their fiancée for a prenup without damaging the relationship?
The planning phase of a marriage is a time of foundation-laying for a healthy, happy, legally-binding relationship. A big part of this foundation is money-related. Soon two individuals – and the management of their property and finances – will reside within one marriage.
Asking outright for a prenuptial agreement can easily spoil your engagement; for some partners, the request indicates distrust; for others, it signals a discussion of the potential demise of your partnership before it even begins. Approaching this tricky topic doesn’t have to be deal-breaking. It all depends how you broach the subject to your fiancée.
Here are 5 tips on how to ask for a prenup without messing up your relationship.