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When money makes it weird
Jun 13, 2019
Season 1 | Episode 1

When money makes it weird

Reema tries to settle a debt she’s been avoiding. And what happens when one person in a relationship has way more money?

When Shawnika Giger met Terence McPherson, she was $40,000 in debt. But that’s not something she brought up with Terence. She didn’t even really share it with her family.

But as they fell deeper in love, money crept into their lives, becoming a pesky third wheel. By the time they moved in together, Nika’s student debt was around $100,000.

In this episode of “This Is Uncomfortable,” we find out what happens when one person in a relationship has most of the money — and a lot of the power.

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Megan Detrie Senior Producer
Hayley Hershman Senior Producer
Phoebe Unterman Producer

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