My friend married a very pretty wife. She read Banking & Finance. He refused her working in any Banks, because of the tales of what Senior Executives and high networth customers do to Account Officers.
Account Officers are given very high targets and bonuses are tied to how much deposits can be realized. The very pretty ones sometimes get compromised in the course of their Banking jobs. My friend preferred his wife to teach English in a local primary school where she would not be a prey or target to these hounding Bank Executives.
We have heard stories of married women who have been compromised and have started dating customers or their bosses though married. Some work very late. Especially those very high up in ranking such as Executive Directors and General Managers.
My friend’s wife has been very unhappy that she wasn’t allowed by the husband to work and become a high flier in the financial industry. She envies her friends whose husbands allowed them to work in such commercial banks and they come posing to her with their very slick official cars and other pegs of office my friend’s wife couldn’t afford. All she had was this small corolla the husband bought for her. She virtually depends on the husband for everything.
Flipping the coin, I counseled a couple. The wife worked as a very senior manager in the banking industry. She married a very good looking man. A bloke. If she’s with the husband in public young women would come up to the husband to introduce themselves and some would even give him their business cards.
The wife felt the best way to keep her man was to ensure that he was always and permanently broke. She reasoned that if the husband had money, he may actually go after these good looking young girls. So, she frustrated his business, ensured he didn’t have contacts and offers and practically disabled him to be broke busted and disgusted to remain in the house. She was very fine with that and he had to depend on her for even gas money and she would just give him enough to go to some places but not to last him for long.
In these two scenarios how do you think these couples would pray, seeing that they both feel insecure if their spouse had money or was well to do? This is the bane of most marriages today. The husband wants a house wife. The wife wants a house husband. Either do not feel comfortable with the other becoming a top flight career lady/ or gentleman because of threats from older men or young women as the case may be.
So, wives are asked to pray for their husbands to be financially sound and stable. What do you think such wives will pray? Husbands are also asked to pray for their wives to be able to support them by doing well in their careers. What do you think the husbands will pray?
It’s not God now that has not answered prayers of families. It’s the spouses that’s hindering their own financial growth and well being because they are very sure they would lose their wives or husbands if they released them to the arms of financial prosperity.