When You Think Your Daughter is Marrying the Wrong Guy


My daughter is getting married. When she showed me her engagement ring, I would love to tell you, I was jumping for joy in excitement. But the truth is… I wasn’t.

In fact, when I heard of the proposal, I got tears of sadness. This wasn’t the man I envisioned for my daughter. Their dating history wasn’t favorable in my eyes and he was rude and disrespectful to me in my own home to the point where we became those parents who closed the door and locked it with a dozen deadbolts.married wrong person

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The Ultimate Bucket List for Couples

Being a one income family prevents us for doing a lot of fun filled activities. We tend to put things on the back burner and the next thing you know we’re getting ready to celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary and we’ve never taken any anniversary trips.

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14 Days to Finding Meaning in the Mundane: Marriage is Work

My husband and I have been married for 20 years.  My husband helps me around the house, he’s an involved father with our children, we love each other and are a happy couple.  People see this and they envy us, they think we have the “perfect” marriage.  They compare our marriage to their marriage and they just can’t understand why they don’t have what we have.  What they don’t see is roller coaster ride we took to get there.

Finding Meaning

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Financial Problems – My Husband and I Just Don’t Agree

Financial Problems occur in many households including mine.  My husband and I just don’t agree when it comes to dealing with our finances. (With the exception that we want to be debt free.)

Lately our financial problems have been paying off some lingering debt.

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Dave Ramsey says to get aggressive with your debt and sell everything!  I love that theory, but I’m also not taking it literally.  My husband has a motorcycle that he can sell.  We’ve had it listed but no buyers yet.  My husband  is impatient and he wants to drop the price to get rid of it faster.  I told him not to do that.  He disagrees with me, which leads to us arguing because we just don’t see eye to eye.

His reasoning is that this will keep our motivation and we’ll no longer have to pay for registration and insurance on the item.

My reasoning on this is the fact that selling this item, won’t take us out of debt.  Yes it will put us closer to becoming debt free, but since it won’t zero out our balance why rush?  We have time to be patient and wait for the right buyer to come along and pay us our asking price.  As of right now, we’ve solely relied on Craigslist to find a buyer.

I pointed out that we don’t have a plan of action to get this bike sold.  We can’t just market it on Craigslist, we need to start looking at other opportunities to find a buyer.

He pointed out that we’ll have to pay for advertising and costs associated with marketing it elsewhere.

I justify that the advertising costs won’t be as much as what he want’s to lower the bike for.

See our dilemma?  Comment and tell me what your thoughts on how to solve our current financial problems?

Check out our post:  Manage Your Money by Setting Your Personal Money Goals

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