Expert Blog Compelling advice, stories, and thought-provoking perspectives straight from YourTango's lineup of Experts to you

It's Me Or The Ice Maker [VIDEO]

Contributor
Love, Heartbreak

The strange manifestations of money woes in a new marriage.

What's worth more? Your marriage or an icemaker? It seems like an easy question to answer. But managing finances within a marriage—when to splurge and when to save—is one of the biggest challenges that couples face. Jennifer Patterson Samuel, author of 52 Fights: A Newlywed's Confession says women have the reputation as spenders when men often are buying the big indulgences. Like the $1200 icemaker her husband had to have.

This article was originally published at . Reprinted with permission from the author.

Author
Contributor

Expert advice

Save your breath because you only need two words to make him commit.
Are you REALLY thinking about their happiness?
If you keep finding yourself in heartbreaking, dead end relationships, listen up.
It seems like you can't do anything right.
Contributor

Explore YourTango