Healthy Love and Money Blog

Develop intimacy and trust with your partner and in your finances
7 Biggest Reasons Couples Fight About Money communication money fights Sep 16, 2021

There are many potential reasons that couples fight about money. Knowing what some of the most common reasons are can help you minimize money fights with your partner.

Communication Styles

Some...

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Understanding Trauma And Its Impact On Your Financial Life attachment style trauma Sep 08, 2021

Everyone has trauma. Whether it’s large traumas or small daily traumas, these inevitably impact your financial life. 

Your sense of security in the world is impacted by how your nervous...

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How To Combine Finances With Your Partner communication finances Aug 30, 2021

Decide how to manage joint and personal accounts

Once you’re ready to start tackling your finances together as a couple, there are several key decisions to make first. 

The first is...

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How To Create A Budget and Savings Plan With Your Partner finances financial well-being Aug 23, 2021

If you're married or in a long-term committed relationship, chances are you've already discussed creating a joint financial plan together. 

But if you haven't yet created one, now's the...

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10 Financial Expectations To Setup in Your Relationship communication financial intimacy Aug 18, 2021

It’s important to set and agree upon financial expectations in your relationship upfront.

Having a meaningful discussion about money and your financial expectations can go a long way toward...

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How To Navigate Different Financial Expectations With Your Partner financial empathy money beliefs Aug 10, 2021

We all have financial expectations of our intimate partners. Financial expectations are how we set financial goals and make financial decisions with our intimate partners. Our financial...

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9 Powerful Communication Strategies to Handle Money Conversations communication relationships Jul 29, 2021

 

Money talks are among the most challenging issues to navigate with a romantic partner. Money can be an emotional topic, and many couples avoid it because they're afraid of hurting their...

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How To Talk To Aging Parents About Their Finances communication Jul 22, 2021

Many of us are concerned about our aging parents. 

  • Have they saved for retirement? 
  • If the parent who manages all the finances passes away, what will happen to the other parent? 
  • ...
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