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Old 06-10-2009, 01:18 PM
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dating your custmors

I have a problem i have started dating one of my customer do i ask for my money still ?????????????????????
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:19 PM
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is she married?
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:20 PM
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no she is not
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:27 PM
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I would say yes. If things get serious then maybe reconsider. I would beware if she coped an attitude if you still wanted to get paid. She should respect the fact that you are still trying to make a living and need to get paid to do it. It would show maturity on her part to respect an agreement.
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:33 PM
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Sure you should ask for the money, you are "servicing" her I don't like mixing business and pleasure though. If the relationship should go bad then you would probably lose her as a client. Then again she may be your future wife! RUN!!!
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:50 PM
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I don't think she will have a hard time with it. She will understand work is work and your relationship is not part of work. You may have met that way but be professional and there shouldnt be an issue. Now if you guys are shy of getting married play it a bit differently but I think you get the picture.
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One word--------barter.
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Old 06-10-2009, 03:42 PM
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Been there and done that. You either keep dating her or lose a customer. Keep on charging her. All those trips to Burger King are expensive. Somebody has to pay for them
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Old 06-10-2009, 03:51 PM
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me..I'd charge but at a discount. She'll more than make up the diff when you flip the bill or say most of them on your nights out..and rightly so. But then again I'm kind of old fashion. Been married 36 years..so still trying to adjust to the new era of the way things are now. Geno
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Old 06-10-2009, 03:54 PM
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Take the current customer part out of the equation. If you started dating another woman, would you swing by and mow for free? If the relationship is anything at all, I would swing by and mow for free. To me, the same applies to your current situation.

If it's a casual thing, then no I would charge. Switch it around, if she was a hair dresser would you expect free hair cuts because you go out with her once a month? If she was your serious girlfriend?
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