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FinancesAndRelationships

Organize Your Finances Before They Destroy Your
Relationship

A relationship is an important part in a person’s life,
but it can be affected by many external factors. One of
these hazardous factors is finance.

Many relationships find themselves at the mercy of life’s
worst enemy, money. It is clear to see why personal
finances can have the power to erode any relationship.
When our finances become organized, we often become
slaves of our own debt.

This causes an enormous amount of stress and sometimes
depression. Finances can make a couple experience a sense
of disconnection and anxiety, thereby replacing affection
with constant screaming or yelling or just plain animosity
towards each other.

Unorganised finances can also make people edgy, as they sit
and plague the sub-conscious, making it hard to enjoy the
pleasures of being together.

The best thing a couple can do to improve the connection in
their relationship is to tackle personal finances together.
This means to help each other through the dark tunnel that
debt or bankruptcy can create.

Setting and being realistic about future goals is the
first step. You need to know what it is that you aim for
with your finances. If not then, you should consider a
visit to your local bank. Talk to a bank advisor; they
are bound to help you in some way or another.

Budgeting, budgeting, budgeting–this word cannot be
stressed enough. You have to see your finances as a
business and the only way they will work for you is if
you work on them.

Just because you have two separate finances doesn’t mean
that you can’t help each other out. While the main
responsibility of your personal finances falls on your
shoulders, it won’t kill you to help each other learn to
practically handle and manage your finances jointly.

That is what a relationship is about: working as a team.
Work hard to attain good financial standing and you will
both reap the rewards.

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