sheenaMemberJune 15, 2022 at 6:56 PM
In recent times, many people expect that the financial liabilities should be handled by both partners in a marriage. Personally, I disagree with this notion as it may not be practical and will have adverse impact on the family. This essay will discuss benefits and drawback of such an idea and explain the necessity of dividing the roles in a family.
Undoubtedly, there are many advantages in sharing the financial responsibility in a household as a double income makes one’s life easier compared to a single income. Issues due to high cost of living, other economic crisis and struggle to meet basic needs of the family are mitigated, if both people are working. For Instance, there are cities like Tokyo, where people do not prefer to have babies due to high cost of living and double income can solve this issue to some extent.
In contrast, multiple things in a house are getting neglected when both partners are busy in making a better living. Inculcating good habits and values and physical and mental health of the members are often disregarded in such situations. For example, many incidents are reported about how infants are treated badly by nannies in the absence of their parents. Hence it is necessary to divide roles in a family as per people’s abilities and take care of aspects other than wealth and balance the whole ecosystem for an overall well-being of the household.
In conclusion, although it is good to get additional
income for the financial stability, it creates multiple issues due to the less
time individuals spent with their kids and spouses. Therefore, I oppose the
idea of focusing only on the money instead of looking after all aspects for a better