(Chicago, IL )
So over this past year my husband and I have came across some financial problems. We have only been married for 3 years and it seems that we are always having bad luck financially. Something is always coming up with car repairs, medical issues, or home repairs. I am also going to school during the day and working 2nd shift while my husband is working 3rd shift. I am the one that manages the bills and i am finding this process to be too stressful for me to manage everything.
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You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
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