I Finally Discovered Why My Husband And I Always Have Dumb Fights About Money

Katie Rosman

Wall Street Journal columnist Katie Rosman has another dumb fight with her husband about money. He goes to Personality Testing School and learns that it’s because his brain works like a computer and hers works like an artist’s.

Why Do We Fight? Blame It On Our Brains

My husband is smart. Super smart. Like, not only does he devour fat history books, but he can talk about them in an engaging manner that’s neither stuffy nor oversimplified. He’s good with numbers, too. And he knows the meaning of Latin root words — a big turn-on to a crossword-puzzle addict like me. (He had me at salve.)

I love his brain. It’s Joe’s dominant quadrants I could do without. Recently, I got absolutely walloped by his lower left.

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The fight was among the dumbest we’ve ever had because we weren’t in disagreement.

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