I don't believe that all money should be merged. All men and women need some separate money.
It's almost like closing your eyes and jumping off a cliff.
Many are unaware of the emotional load associated with money. Everybody has money secrets because people believe it's taboo to talk about money.
Have it in your face all the time.
You get rid of a certain anxiety by realizing you're not alone.
Put a picture in your wallet of what you're wishing for. That way every time you go to pay for something it will be staring you in the face.
[As for the person marrying into the situation, you have to be brutally realistic.] There's no magic solution. The only way you can make your peace with it is to make your peace with it, ... Money Harmony: Resolving Money Conflicts in Your Life and Relationships.
Talking about your childhood and how your parents handled money says a lot about you.
Every one of us has a personality blind spot when it comes to money.