Money is a very important factor in a relationship and how you perceive money as a couple goes a long way to establish whether you will have a happy marriage or you will end up having issues.
Talking about money is not particularly sexy – unless you’re a character in a movie rolling around on stacks of bills. Financial troubles and differences are one of the most common conflicts and can ruin relationships.
So How Does Money Affect Relationships?
The sense of ownership that people feel towards the money they make or inherit is differently coloured. The sense of entitlement is different. Of course money is a social construct and an inanimate object, but when conversations between people turn to “Your money!” or “My money!” it tends to put a strain on the relationship.
Here are some common patterns for developing poor financial practices: