Step 6: Keep It Up!
Maintain your weekly meetings and congratulate each other on taking control of a difficult part of life. Revisit and update your budget every three months. As the two of you start to recognize how well you can approach complicated issues like spending, it will reinforce your confidence in your marriage. It will help you trust your relationship more and motivate both of you to add energy and passion to your relationship.

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Reprinted from Emotional Infidelity by M. Gary Neuman. Copyright © 2002.
Published by Three Rivers Press, a division of Random House, Inc.