Should i quit my weekend job for my gf?

Girlfriend wants me to quit my weekend gigs

I currently have two jobs.

First, I have been working for a male stripper company for 13 Years (I’m currently 37 yo). I started as a dancer, but now I am on a salary where I make about $1100 per week consistently just working Friday and Saturday nights as the manager and MC for this male stripper show.

Second, I am a mechanical engineer, I just graduated in Dec of 2021, and am making about $72k before taxes at the job I was hired at straight out of school.

The weekend job is EASY, and after taxes, the two jobs pay just about the same, which means the weekend job DOUBLES MY INCOME.

I met my girlfriend at the weekend job where she asked me to come out with her after the show and I declined since I always go home after those shows. We met up later that week for a date. I say this because she knows I don’t get into any nonsense trouble at the weekend job, faithfulness is not the issue, the time is the issue.

We have weekday nights together and we have all day Sunday together. She even comes to some of the shows with me. It’s fun, it’s not gross like some would assume a stripper job is. I’m the manager, not one of the dancers anymore.

She wants me to give up that 2nd income so we can have more time together. I’d like to keep the job a few more years until my mechanical engineering career pays more.

If I quit the weekend job, I can never get it back, and I know I will never find another gig that pays so much so consistently once I give it up.

Do I risk losing her to keep the income, or give up the income and then if things go south with the girlfriend I’m now on my own with half the income I could be making?

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