Overworked and underpaid. The usual story is that the man gets a trade, meets a partner, they settle down, and then both end up working in the business.
The wife may do some admin, maybe the accounts, taking phone calls etc. They are generally reactive and willing to take on any job that comes along so they can pay their bills. Maybe they start or want to start a family, but it is difficult to make ends meet and to find the hours needed to raise a family. As a result, life and work become a struggle and very stressful.
Read the recent article in NZ Plumbers June/July 2017 for some helpful advice and tips for trade based business couples.
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