Healthy Love and Money Blog

Develop intimacy and trust with your partner and in your finances
7 Signs You Might Need Financial Therapy communication financial therapy Sep 23, 2021

Financial therapy is a specific type of therapy that focuses on money issues. It is essentially where therapy and financial advising overlap.

Financial therapists don't just focus on budgets,...

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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 31, 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 24, 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 others. Financial expectations are how we expect people to behave and how much we expect to spend on certain things. 

It can be so easy to have missed...

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

Money is one of the most difficult topics to talk about in a relationship. Money can be an emotional topic, and it's often something that many couples avoid because they're afraid of hurting their...

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