It is not easy job to come out of the vicious cycle of debt, but be careful that the shadow of debt does not engulf your relationship. In order to combat this grave issue, you and your partner both needs to join together to get rid of it.
You need to compromise on major things but make sure that you prioritize your family and relationship prior to debt before you make sacrifices. Do not let debt take a toll on your relationship.
Take out some time and do something special for your spouse in order to overcome this stressful situation. Involve your family and kids in some activity that you would all enjoy doing as that would motivate you to fight stress.