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Boyfriend Is Wonderful But Horrible With Money

Q: I’m 30 years old and my boyfriend is great, in most aspects of life, but he’s terrible at managing money.  Is this a deal breaker?  Does love trump money issues?

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Feel Trapped By Husband

Q: Allana, I feel so trapped by my husband that I feel I have to lie when I leave, just to get away.  I will tell him I am going to the store just so that I can go to the mall, to the movies, or anything? Is this how it should be?

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Spending Cap Before Involving Spouse

Q: Allana, when it comes to money; at what amount do you believe you need to consult your husband or wife before making purchases?

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Tired of Babying My Husband

Q: My husband knows very little about woman.  Actually he knows nothing about women.  His father wasn’t present and he has only had one other girlfriend.  This constantly creates a huge issue in terms of our communication.  He doesn’t seem to be able to read me or my mood.  He doesn’t know how to make me feel like a woman: special, unique, a priority.  I don’t expect him to read my mind but I don’t feel like constantly telling him what’s going on or what he needs to do.  I’m babying him.

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