Sharing With Your Significant Other

If you can’t discuss your finances with your significant other (SO), ask yourself why.

Does it have to do with how your parents viewed money, never discussing it? That’s a shame; don’t be like them. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Does it have to do with fear you will disappoint her? If she really loves you, then there’s no reason you can’t share your financial truth. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Are you afraid of what he might think? If he really loves you, nothing in your financial picture can be that horrible. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Do you hesitate because you think you want different things? You can’t plan for a future she doesn’t also want. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Do you believe he doesn’t care? You’re kidding yourself. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Do you think she doesn’t understand? Then teach her. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Are you afraid to let go of your control? Then it’s time to grow up and let go. Break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

Money can destroy relationships, yet we avoid talking about it. It’s time to break the cycle and discuss it with your SO.

No excuses. No hesitation. Just honesty.