When I sold life insurance, I fantasized about shaking the shoulders of women who responded to a financial question with, “Oh, I don’t know any of that stuff. My husband makes the money. I just spend it.”
Outwardly, I remained professional and found restrained ways to encourage them to wake up to the danger of their situation.
What I wanted to say was this. “Why on earth do you give your power away like that?”
Often, these were the same women who ridiculed their husbands for being cheap, selfish and disrespectful towards women.
Let’s pause for a teachable moment. Um. There may be a link here. This is probably what you signed up for.
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