Are Finances Killing Your Relationship?

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The majority of divorces are caused by finances.  Money means different things to different people.  Since finances effect relationships in so many different ways it’s very important to understand what money and the attainment of money means to your loved ones.

FamilyAffaires.com Contributor, Dr. Dan Gottlieb sits down with FamilyAffaires.com Community Advocate, Roseann Vanella to discuss this topic.  Dr. Gottlieb explains that couples entering in a committed relationship should have many discussions, one being on what money represents for each person.  Money may mean security to one person or power to another.

Dr. Gottlieb’s conclusion offers great advice. Once we understand what money signifies to our partners or spouses, then we can understand where they are coming from and weather any storm that may come up in the relationship.  As always, Dr. Gottlieb offers sound advice in a very practical way.

Have you or are you experiencing difficulties with finances? Is it effecting your relationship? Join us in our Forum and post your questions and/or experiences and gain support from our community.

 

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About Dan Gottlieb

Dr. Dan Gottlieb has been practicing psychology since 1969.Since 1985, Daniel Gottlieb has been hosting “Voices in the Family,” an award-winning mental health call-in radio show aired on WHYY 90.9 FM, Philadelphia’s local public radio station. He has also previously published a total of four books. His most recent, “The Wisdom of Sam: Observations on Life from an Uncommon Child,”. In it, Dan tells of some of the remarkable insights shared by his grandson Sam who is on the autism spectrum. All of his royalties are donated to children’s charities. Dan is also a contributor to the Dana & Christopher Reeves Foundation.

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