Relationship Financial Problem; How to Avoid It
As much as you love to be in relationship, with someone who you find interesting enough, it is also important to learn how to avoid relationship financial problem. Dealing with financial issues in relationship is one major factor that you need to pay close attention to and set the standard for yourself and your partner in order to have financial conflict free relationship.
Apart from infidelity, financial problem in relationship is the second most cited reasons why relationship collapses. If your financial goal is not in line with your partner, you may find it difficult to cope with him or her.
A situation where one does all the work and brings money to the table, only for the partner to squander the money away lavishly in the name of buying things that are unnecessary. Learn now to align you financial goal with your partner following these suggested ideas, which have been working for many, in managing their relationship financial problem.
1. Know the type of financial partner you need;
Before you even get too much commitment into your relationship, it is of great importance to know, how money will be brought to the table for the success of your relationship. Are you going to stay at home and allow your partner to go out for work? Are both of you going to be a career partner? The knowledge of this will help you in dealing with your relationship financial problem. If you can found this on a solid ground, you will have fewer issues with your relationship financials.
2. Get a partner that share the same basic life goal with you;
When you’re just into relationship, you need to try as much as possible to find out the goal and aspire of your partner. If they can match yours, you continue to ensure that the compatibility stay strong. But if they can’t, determining this early on in your relationship will enable you to move on before you get too much attachment into the relationship. It will be too difficult for you to try to rationalize away these key differences. You just have to be honest with yourself with this very important lifestyle choice of partner. Don’t think things will work out as time goes; you may live in that relationship with much regret latter on. [Read; How long should your relationship last before getting married]
Let say both of you are in for a long term relationship, the next step you will need is to access your partner basic financial habits early as you start to commit into that relationship. [Read; Relationship Equity Theory to help you in your relationship commitment]
The financial trait of your partner to evaluate are; personal financial management skills, financial integrity, financial realism, financial style and financial negotiating skills.
They are just five, I will be writing on them in my next update, so stay tune so as not to miss that part too, because is very important for you to avoid any kind of relationship financial problem.
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