You bet it will. When a woman does earn more money than her man, this certainly will create tension.
We women are yet being set up in the “old” ways, extending back for centuries. The woman stays at home, taking care of the house and the children, the man goes out of the house and brings in the money.
He also will be most of the time the one who says how the money will be spent. He gives his wife a weekly, bi-weekly or a monthly budget she has to take care of.
Not only will she buy the groceries, but perhaps has to pay the bills as well. A thrifty woman then will still even put away some dollars for “special” occasions.
All these centuries, women usually never really asked about their role as a wife and partner, and it seems to me that it will not or perhaps never die out completely.
Women in the old days when financially independent had either inherited that money or had an occupation that supported them well, without the need of being married.
Simply there is change
Younger couples nowadays are getting along better. The salary gap isn’t that huge anymore as it was 2 decades ago. Yet, there is still tension, even in today’s relationships, when the woman earns a substantial more money than her man.
I suppose when you research the internet, you will see many articles from psychologists and other masters who will address this topic in more depths.
Be confident and proud of yourself
When you are a woman who delivers an outstanding career and realizes her good share of the money, is proud of your achievement.
Don’t let yourself being brought down by somebody you love and trust, simply because their ego isn’t mature enough.
A “real” man will never be threatened by the success and the money his wife brings to the table.
I too know the feeling both ways. I wrote about myself and situation, you can read more here.
That’s why I have joined Wealthy Affiliate to not only create my visions but also have the platform to bring them to fruition.
Maybe, it is time for you as well to do the same.
What are your experiences about to earn and have your own money and perhaps a higher salary as your partner?
You can drop me a comment below.
Wishing you always a wonderful day 🙂