Forget about compatibility perfection in your relationship when your spouse secretly admires ‘debt’. Has your life turned into a regular battleground when money enters the conversation? This could be a sign that your partner has something to hide.
Are you finding it hard enough to talk about money matters with your better half? Are you facing financial hurdles in your marriage? It’s time to roll up your sleeves.
Do your spouse shriek whenever you try to talk about money? Are they withholding information regarding money matters? This is a sign that your partner is hiding something from you. Maybe, the financial problem has become on overwhelming burden. Have the money talk. Even if it’s clumsy at first. An unfinished financial talk with your partner can exaggerate the problem.
“Let us do the budgeting on some other day. Or, we don’t need a plan to control our finances.” Is this your spouse’s attitude whenever you tell him to chalk out a budget? There is likely great financial trouble. Thus the reluctance to face the reality.
Refusing to address financial matters should be a financial red alert.
Does your spouse’s phone ring quite often these days? Are they lying about those calls whenever you ask? Those calls could be from creditors. Hiding or telling a lie about money matters can cause a great damage to your marriage. It can also lead your marriage to a dead end.
“Your views of money are different than mine, so keep your views to yourself.” Have you ever heard something like this from your partner? If yes, then it may be a signal of a financial tempest. Two people in marriage will likely approach finances from two different perspective. However, if that creates a division, then it’s time to figure out how to work on a compromise. Differences of opinion can lead to arguments which can lead you to divorce.
Have you seen a radical change in your partner’s lifestyle? Significant changes in shopping or spending habits should set off alarm bells. Don’t delay! Make haste and speak with your spouse about the problem. Be quick before it’s too late.
Some tips to ease up the financial battle between you and your spouse:
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