Thursday, July 11, 2013

Work is Hard. Being Poor is Harder

People can fine-tune it, wax poetic nostalgia about it, simplify it, and sugar-coat it but the fact remains...

Struggling financially is tough on a marriage.

The reality is that some people can't manage their money even if they have lots of it much less if they don't have any. Some people can stretch a dollar, some can't.  Still, the reality is that not having enough money is hard physically, emotionally, and mentally in today's world.

As if it ever was easy.

My grandmother grew up poor in the "good ol' days" and even she said she would never want to repeat those years.

Work is hard. Being poor is harder. 

Being content and making the most of what you have is another post entirely. My weak attempt at Hobby Farming is my attempt to live simply and to be intentional about how I live and how I spend our money. 

Moxie Wife gives some advice on how to Love our Husbands during those Difficult Times.

Another article here: Finances "Financial counselors often point to finances as the most common cause of divorce."



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