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Therapist: Financial Infidelity Can End Couples

This reminded me of my article on Sexually Transmitted Debt (STD). What You Need to Know. that I wrote earlier this year.

While most people know that infidelity in a relationship can cause it to end, one Valley therapist said that financial infidelity can be just as dangerous.

What is financial infidelity? According to family and marriage therapist Donna Wilburn, it is when partners lie or keep secrets from one another when it comes to money. It can be anything from keeping credit card debt a secret to hiding money from a spouse.

“I’d say finances and financial stress is one of the number one things couples argue about,” Wilburn said. “The whole idea of hiding money — of keeping a secret in a relationship — is a sign the relationship is unhealthy.”

In these tough economic times, money is on everyone’s mind and dishonesty when it comes to finances can be a catalyst for failure to any relationship, Wilburn said.

Therapist: Financial Infidelity Can End Couples Fox5 KVVU, NV - 41 minutes ago It can be anything from keeping credit card debt a secret to hiding money from a spouse. "I'd say finances and financial stress is one of the number one …

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