Financial Intimacy 

Interviewing Your Partner About Money

Amanda Grossman, author of a website called “Frugal Confessions” defines Financial Intimacy as “Each of you being able to work together and share your thoughts, feelings, needs, and desires about money with your partner in a safe space where you feel you are being heard and your needs are being reasonably met.

She notes that managing money with someone else is a work-in-progress -- just like marriage.  

One of her exercises to promote financial intimacy is to interview your partner about money. She gives a few starter questions to help you learn more about how your beloved views and manages money, such as:

This activity is an adaptation from an entry in Amanda Grossman’s website, “Frugal Confessions”.  

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