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The Rules of Love, 3rd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 64

Be generous to each other financially

You’re in this together. So it’s in both your interests to help the other one out if they’re struggling – that’s what we do when the person we love is in trouble. That doesn’t mean you give them your support, your time, your energy, your care, share the bed, the living quarters, the holidays, the meals, the chores, the children – and then draw a line when it comes to money. Nope, I’m afraid it covers money too.

Why so many people do this is beyond me. They’re generous with everything else in their lives, but they keep a tight hold on their wallet, even where their partner is concerned. Now, look, if you have more money than your partner, you need to pay for more of the bills. And more of the treats. ...

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