Money Management Discussions | Achieve Financial Intimacy

Spouses Can Achieve Financial Intimacy With Effective Communication in Discussing Money Management

money management discussionsTake a wild guess and tell me what you think one of the leading causes of divorce is today. If you said money management, or better yet, the lack of money, you would be on the right track. Let’s take it one more step further and say this. One of the primary issues that brings a couple to a divorce lawyer, is the lack of communication in discussing finances.

You can do a search on the internet or even your public library, and you’ll find countless books that have been written on this topic. Each book may have a different strategy for overcoming the problem, but eventually they all have the same bottom line… “In order to overcome this serious marital problem, the topic of discussing finances must be done in a constructive and healthy manner by a couple.”

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How To Manage Money Discussions Will Help You Achieve Financial Intimacy

Discussions on How To Manage Money Will Help You and Your Spouse To Achieve Financial Intimacy

How to manage money discussionsWhether we like to admit it or not, discussions on how to manage money, or the lack of it in some cases, is the primary cause of divorce today. Perhaps we should take that concept a bit further, and say that the lack of communication, e.g., discussion of finances, leads many couples to the divorce lawyer.

Many books have been written on this subject, usually with different strategies on how to overcome the problem, and basically they all come to the same conclusion, couples must be able to discuss the topic of money in a healthy and constructive way. It’s easy to say, but sometimes hard to do, isn’t it?

Apparently the topic of money has become taboo. Is it because, as children, how to manage money wasn’t discussed in your family? Do you think if it had been you would be more open to discuss it with your spouse? Is it more prevalent with the current generation of couples? Many are doing research on this, and the results aren’t really that  conclusive.

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