EFFECTS OF LOW INCOME ON RELATIONSHIP AND HAPPINESS

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

David and Reanna have been married for 13 years. Reanna was
pregnant with their first child when they married. She had just completed her
degree. She had a string of low paid jobs for the first few years of their
marriage. Eventually, she retrained as a
teacher and started working full-time. They had three more children. They both
worked and it could be a struggle, but they coped. She eventually was promoted and began to earn
more than David. He resented this. He thought that he should earn more as he
was the man. He also did not feel that he should take over more of the
responsibilities for the home and children, even though she was now working
longer hours.

David was then made redundant. The children were taken out of
childcare and David was responsible for caring for the two younger one’s full
time, taking the older two…

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