Money: It doesn’t have to be a relationship wrecker
When Heidi Hess was 18-years-old, she married a currency trader.
He was almost 10 years older and handled their savings and investments. She managed their day-to-day finances. She paid the bills, bought groceries for their Toronto home and shopped for their three kids.
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Talking about sex is easier than talking about money. But money conflict is highly correlated with separation. So for the health and success of your relationship, here are 20 questions to get the conversation going. (Disclaimer: I wouldn’t suggest you take a print-out on a first date or corner your spouse as soon as she walks in the door from work. Wait until a pleasant moment when you’re connected.)
She dreamed of vacationing. But he travelled for work and didn’t want to spare the money. She wanted to renovate. He put a bucket…
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