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  1. Preparing for Separation, and moving forward

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    It's been a few years since I've posted. in 2014/2015 we had gone thru a separation and she quickly got back together with her affair partner from 2012 - though there's an obvious question as to whether or not the affair ended. At the end of 2015 we start talking again and reconciled ...
  2. young couple w/ $$$ arguments and no results

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    So here's the scoop. We've been married for almost a year now, and we have completely different views on money. We knew this 100% beforehand, but it never fully gets better. He grew up in a family that doesn't budget AT ALL. He was never fed home-cooked meals by his mom (or dad). They always ate...
  3. Suggestions for those experiencing poverty for the first time

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    The "fiscal cliff" is directly in front of our faces and going over it will result in some people experiencing financial problems for the first time. Personally, I feel bad for these people because they are not accustom to living paycheck to paycheck. They haven't had to worry about keeping the...
  4. Money Matters

    Money may make the world go ‘round, but issues concerning money can put a real damper on a relationship if not handled well. Whether you have a lot or a little, there’s bound to be some disagreement, somewhere along the way, as to how your income is best to be spent or saved. If you are having...
  5. Personal Monthly Spending - how much is reasonable?

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    My wife and I are married 5yrs with 2 young kids. We have a shared bank account. We both used to work in the city, but for the last 9months she is a full-time stay at home mom, and I work from home as a computer programmer. When we both worked in the city we each had a personal budget of about...