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Are You Caught in a Disastrous Financial Pattern?

Anyone can have a bad romance, and even solid, healthy relationships have their rocky moments. But when someone has a long string of disastrous romances, it becomes obvious that the situation is attributable not to a particular choice but to a pattern of choices. The same is true in our relationship with money. Anyone can have a situational financial problem due to extenuating circumstances—a job loss, a failed business, a medical condition. But when money issues crop up over and over, or when the same financial predicament only grows more and more destructive, an unhealthy pattern of behavior with money exists; our financial challenges are not merely situational but reflect an ongoing pattern in our relationship with money. Many major aspects of our lives have an element of recurrence. We tend to have the same old arguments over and ...Continue Reading