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  1. Am I selfish ? Really in dilemma!!

    Relationships and Addiction
    Deleting thread
  2. Spouse as a business partner - Is this a problem?

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    Hi everyone! :) Is it too difficult to work with your spouse as business partners on top of being life partners? Here's the issue: My stepdad and mom lent us funds to set up a business. My husband and I run a little grocery store. My husband attends to the business full time meaning he is...
  3. Relocation: from misery to Missouri

    General Relationship Discussion
    We've been struggling financially for the last several years with no signs of relief. My career is stalled and wife's just about maxed out at her current employer. Our house is too expensive for us, we’re indentured servants to our kids’ private school, and she has a two shoe a day habit...
  4. Are you keeping your significant other from achieving his or her dreams?

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    I know we like to view ourselves as being supportive and an asset to our love partners, but is this perception a reflection of reality or just an aspiration? During my sessions with couples, I typically find the later to be more accurate. Most people seem to believe they are doing a good job of...
  5. Looking for sanity

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    I'm brand new here and presently going through a separation towards divorce. I've been married for 21 years this August. My wife initiated the legal separation a couple months ago, even though we've been apart off and on over the last five years.....she's been on the fence.....I've tried...
  6. Major problems, I don't even know what to do anymore

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    I've been browsing this forum for awhile as a guest looking for answers, and finally joined this helpful community. I'm at my wits end right now over the financial issues my husband and I are having. A little background, I met and fell in love with my husband at the age of 21. He was 43 and had...
  7. Needing advice in dissolution.

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    My husband and I have decided to separate and that a dissolution is the route we think is best. Im okay with everything we have talked about but some days I feel like he is getting the best of this. I have a heart and I think that ruining our family is already bad enough Im not trying to take...
  8. Money and a spouse who is irresponsible w/bills

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi all. I need some marriage advice regarding my husband and our bills. We are newlyweds. Married 1 year and 7 months. He moved into my house when we married. He had an apt and was happy to join houses with me. At first, since everything was in my name and already set up, he just paid me...
  9. Young Newlywed in Over My Head!

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    My husband, we'll call him Jack, and I have been together for 3 years, married only a few months. Jack is a very loving husband, a good guy, caring, supportive, a mother-in-law's dream! But, he comes with a lot of baggage from a previous marriage. He and his ex-wife, let's refer to her as...
  10. Our "Just Maui'ed" dream wedding, now a financial & stressful nightmare for husband!

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    Our "Just Maui'ed" dream wedding, now a financial & stressful nightmare for husband! My wife quit her job as a paralegal 7 months prior to us being wed. The support and financial backing behind this decision was primarily provided from her parents, whom agreed that she would "need to take off...
  11. Need help! Husband business is floundering and I have the only steady paycheck...

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    I have a bit of a dilemma and wanted to see if anyone here might be able to help me. I will be extremely grateful. I haven't been married for even two years yet, but even throughout our four years dating my husband and I have always had money issues. I actually met him when I was 19, and he had...
  12. Marriage Communication and Financial Imbalance - Really need advice

    General Relationship Discussion
    We have been married/together for over 10 years. For the majority of those years, my spouse has been working on an artistic project. It is a passion, and my spouse is talented. However, there is no financial payment for the project until it is finished. And even then, we're not sure what the...
  13. My husband is illegal from Mexico & doesn't want me to handle his money

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    We had a child together, he is 16 months old. We did not speak for a year, as I had to move to another state because he did not want to be with me. So far, I'm living with my family and working a job, paying mine and our child's bill and while he was absent, I never received child support. We...
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