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Develop intimacy and trust with your partner and in your finances
When Questioning Your Religious Beliefs Up Ends Financial Intimacy financial intimacy religion Sep 29, 2022

     We are sitting eating burritos on a beautiful patio at a professional personal finance conference, and Zoe (not her real name) starts talking about her religious beliefs. No, it...

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Conducting A Wedding, My Wedding Anniversary & Financial Intimacy Oh My! financial communication financial intimacy marriage wedding Sep 22, 2022

     The past weekend has been unlike any other in my life. In one day, I conducted a wedding for the first time, and I celebrated 16 years of marriage. To say Friday the 16th of...

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Healing Painful Memories of Parents and Fostering Financial Intimacy attachment styles emotions financial empathy financial intimacy trauma trauma healing Aug 25, 2022

Do you have attachment wounds? They are the emotional and relational scars that form in childhood from our relationships with our caregivers when they do not have to ability to recognize or respond...

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The Surprising Link Between Emotional Well-Being and Financial Intimacy attachment styles earned secure attachment emotional well-being financial intimacy insecure attachment trauma healing Jul 14, 2022

How do you ensure that you and your partner have emotional well-being? 

Financial intimacy goes hand-in-hand with emotional well-being, so knowing how to foster emotional well-being can be the...

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Can Brain Science Helps Us Achieve Financial Intimacy? brains emotions financial communication financial decision-making financial empathy financial intimacy Jul 07, 2022

What does the brain have to do with financial intimacy? Much more than you might imagine. 

 

It is a reciprocal relationship. Let me introduce you to a wonderful area of science called...

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Financial Empathy: The Key to Creating Financial Intimacy in Your Relationship financial communication financial empathy financial intimacy Jun 23, 2022

For couples, financial intimacy isn’t as simple as adding your incomes together and dividing by two. To create financial intimacy, you have to be able to see things from your partner’s...

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How To Use Self-Introspection To Increase Financial Intimacy financial empathy financial intimacy Jun 02, 2022

Understanding all of the roles your brain plays in helping to develop and maintain financial intimacy is essential.

That’s because the more ways you have of understanding something, the...

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Making The Decision To Ask Your Partner For Financial Support financial communication financial intimacy May 12, 2022

There can be a lot of fear, anxiety, and shame when asking your partner to support you financially. It can also be challenging to ask your partner to continue to support you financially if they...

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