“I was shocked how many tools her family could replace with a butter knife. I was also surprised how they used the same cup for everything. Each person’s cup was used for everything from coffee to wine to milk to beer. I’ve come to appreciate many aspects of my wife’s previous lifestyle. I find I’m much less stressed now, knowing how unimportant material things are.
“One thing I can’t accept, though, is how she used to put safety second. For example: no outlet covers on outlets, no railing on stairs, standing on a makeshift ladder to grab things from high shelf, etc. I should add that I’m not what most would consider rich; however, I was absolutely comparatively rich. I’m also proud to say my wife now makes more than me!”