Healthy Love and Money Blog

Develop intimacy and trust with your partner and in your finances
How Couples Can Use Expressive Writing for Self-Reflection and Financial Well-Being Feb 23, 2024

Money runs through every part of your life as a couple. It influences: 

 

  • The jobs you have and don’t take
  • The neighborhoods you live in and don’t
  • The vacations you take and...
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What Getting Hustled Taught Me About Financial Intimacy Feb 16, 2024

It was a beautiful winter Friday afternoon when I heard the doorbell ring at my house — a welcome break before I started my next meeting. As I went to the door, I wondered who it was. I...

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3 Ways Polyvagal Theory Can Help You Improve Financial Communication Feb 09, 2024

Our relationship with money is often laden with emotions, stress, and unexplored territories. Polyvagal theory, developed by Dr. Stephen Porges, offers a fascinating lens through which we can...

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A Therapist's Guide to Encouraging Your Spouse to Meet with a Financial Planner Feb 02, 2024

As a therapist, I understand the importance of addressing financial matters with sensitivity and openness. In the tapestry of a committed relationship, financial conversations weave a delicate...

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5 Steps on How to Win Your Husband Back From Money Problems Jan 19, 2024

 Every week I talk with wives who are confused, frustrated, and scared about their marriages. Their husbands have become disengaged, angry, and resentful. 

It is completely understandable...

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How Healing From Childhood Sexual Abuse Is Part of a Good Financial Life Jan 05, 2024

*Trigger Warning* This blog post talks about sexual abuse and its impact on my life and those of the clients I have worked with. No identifying client information will be shared and important...

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Increasing Financial Intimacy Through The 5 Stages of Intimate Relationships Dec 22, 2023

How do you know where you stand financially? Is it through your intuition, hope, a look at your bank account, or your investment balances? 

Financially healthy couples have a working knowledge...

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Why Working On Your Net Worth As A Couple Creates Financial Intimacy Dec 14, 2023

 

As a couple, each of you likely has different comfort levels about looking at your net worth. This is an understandable starting place, but it’s not where you want to stay. 

Net...

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