'I give my husband a monthly allowance from his salary and it's made our marriage stronger'

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Our marriage is quite transparent. We discuss everything. So when my husband proposed I handle our finances, I had no problem. I'm an HR administrator by profession, so working with salaries is second nature to me. Because we are so transparent, we disclosed our salaries to one another when we started dating, and it wasn't awkward.

When we got married and started building a life together, my husband proposed using both our salaries for the household expenses and giving him an allowance from his salary specifically.

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