Say: Do Your Share or Else!"
Today’s guests say that different approaches
on home, career and family are tearing their relationships
apart. Read more about their stories below:
Elves say that Sharonda expects him to bring
home the bacon – and cook it too! He says
that he is stuck being the breadwinner and doing
the housework while Sharonda just talks on the
phone all day. Sharonda paints a different picture
of the situation, saying that that she does
contribute at home but it’s never good enough
for Elves. She also pointed out that Elves’
drinking and physical fighting tendencies are
becoming a major issue in their relationship.
Guest expert Stacy Kaiser pointed out that Elves
is battering Sharonda and he must seek anger management
counseling in order to move in a positive direction.
On the surface, William and Tonya have a seemingly
“picture perfect” life, but in reality,
Tonya says they have anything but. William’s
long hours at work leave Tonya resentful and depressed,
wishing he’d devote more time to family
life. However, William says that, for the past
four years, Tonya has never expressed these concerns
and that he can’t address them if he doesn’t
know they exist. Stacy Kaiser advised Tonya that,
as a wife, it is her duty to share her expectations
and frustrations with William if she yearns for
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