Chris passed away on Feb. 20, 2013 at the age of 31. I spent the day after he died lying face down on my carpet waiting for my younger sister to fly in from out of town. The next day, I went on a shopping spree of epic proportions.
How to not drive your generous friends crazy when they offer to let you live with them for a few months.
Michael Dempster broke his back one night when he sleepwalked out a window. To get on his girlfriend's health care plan, the couple decided to commit to a domestic partnership. This is his story.
Your parents can give you money, and teach you how to live responsibly. But you have to live your own life.
This lady wrote to Prudence because she and her husband have totally separate finances. Separate and unequal! He makes way more than she does, doesn't share, and she is "pretty much broke all of the time." Prudie suggests counseling and/or splitting. I suggest skipping the counseling.
New York magazine did a few case studies on roommates who live in New York.
A discussion: What is it that happens with money in relationships? I’ve seen it with my parents, with friends: with the exception of infidelity, no one thing has wrenched apart more couples than money, and the value judgments, petty arguments, and power struggles that come with it.