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How Do You Keep A Happy Marriage During Financial Hardship?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Money is one of the biggest issues of conflict in a marriage that lead to divorce. When finances are tight and bills aren't getting paid, the stress often causes couples to act out their frustrations on each other. In a culture that defines manhood as the ability to provide financially for ones family, how does a man maintain a sense of dignity after he had lost his job? How should a wife react if she finds herself the sole breadwinner for an extended period of time? What if both the husband and wife are jobless - would the woman get more Public Aid benefits by kicking her unemployed husband out? How can two people pull together in the toughest of economic times and not allow the pressure to pull them apart