08-25-2008, 05:06 PM
Join Date: Jan 2008
| | Re: marriage and money
I think it simply depends on how you both handle the marriage. My wife and I married just before I started law school. She was working full time as a teacher. I made many mistakes and didn't make her a priority early on. This then became the norm. We are now facing divorce. I don't believe the timing of our marriage was the mistake. I believe it was how we handled it. I didn't make her a priority and she didn't let me know how she was feeling for the past 10 years. It finally led to our breaking point.
If you are waiting for things to be perfect, I doubt that time will ever come. Marriage is about love, meeting the other's needs, and communicating early and often about the good times and the problems. If these things are there, I believe the marriage will work. The question isn't so much "when", but rather it is "how" the marriage is approached and handled by both.
Best of luck to you both. I wish you a long and happy marriage.