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Marry poor then grow rich together

06 July 2016, 16:41 Anne Mutinda

Do you need a husband who will be reminding you about the car he bought you from the gains of his hardwork? A married male friend asked another female friend recently.

We were wondering why financially stable men who were faithful, godly, ready to commit and non-alcoholic were hard to find.

In the present days, such men are rare. They have become gems that any woman who falls lucky will be truly grateful to God and stick to him despite his other non-palatable side.

Well, there came some serious advice from our male friend who has been married for 16 years now. He was hawking clothes when he met his wife who had just completed her diploma in secretarial studies. He had also graduated with a degree in Anthropology. He had little to offer. He could walk for 20km or more to the city centre to hawk clothes while searching for a job.

But she got a job and together they started an electronic supplies business. With the profits, he upgraded to Masters in Development Studies and she went for a degree in Leadership. Together, they now run a well performing non-governmental organisation and a school.

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He says he respects and loves his wife so much and can go an extra mile to do anything for her. At no point can he think of cheating on her and if there is a temptation of the kind, he asks her to pray with him. Who does that in normal life?

Growing your love through the hardships strenghtens both of you and creates a formidable linkage and fall back to mirror your journey when things seems to be working against the two of you.

From studies, domestic violence is more likely to happen in a marriage where one patner feels like the other is a pest or a bother. This is the case where a man assumes you are only spending his money without making any contribution towards its generation.

Yes, money sustains marriages but it cannot offer peace of mind when one is seen as a swindler and another a dispenser. I guess it's time to look for Mr Right on the other side of economy bridge. 

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