5. Focus on the future. Depending on the level of financial infidelity you are dealing with, your partner might have questions or concerns. These questions and concerns might be about serious financial damage that you'll need to repair. There might be issues of trust and resentment, which might be hard for you to deal with. If there has been a severe breach of trust, we strongly recommend seeking professional marriage counseling. But, do not let your past define your relationship.
Come to this conversation with ideas for repairing the financial and relational damage, and make a plan for moving forward. Show your partner that you are committed to building something new, together. Plan a Money Huddle, and use that time to take a hard look at your financial picture.Recovering from financial infidelity is never easy. But with time, patience, trust, and a true commitment to change, you and your partner can rebuild your money relationship. The Dreaded Budget
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