Our expert says:
Quite a number of people, maybe especially men, feel ashamed and bothered when the person they have paired up with, is earning more than they do. Such situations need to be handled with tact.
I'm not sure what it's like to earn as much as R 19000 per month, but it should be practical to avoid major financial crises in such a situation.
If he keeps on complaining that he "does not contribute enough" I hope you reassure him ; and explore whether he can do more around the home, and recognize the value of all he does contribute.
Explain to him that the emotioanl support he contributes to you is invaluable for you, and you are sad that when he gets so worried about not contributing as much cash, he withdraws the emotional support and affection which you most need, and which money can't buy
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