As far as finances, everyone has to do what works for them. Joint accounts is what works for us. I know money is almost always an issue at some point in any relationship, but right now, we seem to really be in sync on everything and we have determined what works best for our situation.
We are going in with eyes wide open with firm plans in place.
Me 51, H52 Bomb drop 9/29/2014 Divorce from XH final 12/17/2014 Marriage #2 12/31/2019 5 adult (step)daughters (3 from XH's first marriage, 2 from current H's previous relationships) 7 grandkids