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Running After Wealth Destroys Marriages and Families


LISTEN NOW! In this moment of wisdom Greg shares from Proverbs 17:1 and how running after wealth, more things and stuff will eventually, if it has not already done so, fill your home with strife. With one’s view point of how the money is spent and earned being the number one cause of divorce. Not listening to this wisdom from Proverbs can cost you your family, your marriage and your children their parent(s).

Proverbs 17:1
Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.


The Most Frequent Cause of Divorce

The following causes below are the most frequent causes of divorce based on statistical data and most popular reasons cited by those seeking a divorce. It is important to note that most of these causes lead to communication problems and distancing of partners which ultimately decreases the value of the marriage and many times ends in divorce. 1.) Financial- Contrary to public belief, this is in fact the most common cause of divorce. Many couples fail to openly discuss financial situations before marriage such as individual debt, spending habits, salary information, etc. This can lead to one partner thinking the couple is living within their means, while the other partner sees the couple as financially spinning out of control. Also many couples fail to establish feelings of who should do the bread-winning or if the task should be split. A common situation is one from a wife who was socialized to believe the husband is the breadwinner, while the husband beliefs they should share financial responsibilities. It is crucial to form prenuptial agreements prior to marriage because it can protect either partner against financial ruin should the relationship fail.  more

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