We all have a history with money and strong emotions that accompany it. Being open with our partners about what we saw growing up or past mistakes from which we’ve learned can help lay the groundwork for a successful joint approach.
Today I sent my husband off for a few days of rest and relaxation. He’s been going on the same golf trip with the same guys for more than twenty years.
My judgment never shuts up. Like a toddler with separation anxiety, it follows me everywhere. It never misses an opportunity to make assumptions and label people.
This is what happens when an introvert marries another introvert.
The thing is, while my friends with daughters are striving to protect their girls from the world, I am striving to protect the world from my son.
At the end of the day, whether you’re a man or a woman having a family and a career will always be a juggling act. You’re going to drop balls. More important is whether you have someone there to catch them.