Friday, February 19, 2010

"Good Providers" can be Rotton at Marriage

Recently, a soon-to-be-ex-husband, stated he did not want the divorce to happen. He insisted he had been a good husband and father. As proof he noted that he had provided all the money his wife and children needed to live materially-rich lives.

That scene has been played out in my court more times than I can count. The point of view seems to be that money is the measure of a successful spouse or parent. The belief seems to be that by providing money one will have met his responsibilities and deserve to be acclaimed an accomplished parent and spouse.

But that's not how it works.

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