.. Often, stepping outside your comfort zone is not careless irresponsibility, but a necessary act of obedience.
I've found that the less stuff I own, the less my stuff owns me.
The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you're willing to sacrifice
As a woman you are better off in life earning your own money. You couldn't prevent your husband from leaving you or taking another wife, but you could have some of your dignity if you didn't have to beg him for financial support.