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Joint Accounts

Our Money Pit of a House Is Hurting Our Marriage

Fixing it up is making us broke and miserable

Illustration: Laurie Rollitt

Dear Joint Accounts,

Two years ago, my husband and I bought our first home and almost immediately regretted it. Our home required so much fixing up (and still does) that it’s become a major added stress in both our lives.




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Kristin Wong

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Kristin Wong has written for the New York Times, The Cut, Catapult, The Atlantic and ELLE.

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