when the wolf comes in (at) the door, love creeps out (of) the window

when the wolf comes in (at) the door, love creeps out (of) the window

When a couple faces poverty or debt, their love for one another will be quick to wane or depart. We foolishly decided to elope when we were just 18, trusting our love to see us through any hardship in life. Well, with no real job between us, we started racking up debt like crazy, and when the wolf comes in the door, love flies out the window. A: "After struggling with our financial issues for so long, it just feels like we're more like roommates than boyfriend and girlfriend." B: "Yeah, it's tough. When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window.
See also: come, creep, love, out, window, wolf
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