3. Address all money issues prior to walking down the isle. Love is more powerful than money, but unfortunately money can taint love beyond repair. Cynthia Bailey married Peter Thomas over four years ago. On the season surrounding their marriage, we saw the couple didn’t agree on financial issues. Four years, several failed businesses and a divorce later and it appears money problems created a shaky foundation for the couple. Today, Cynthia has moved on and Peter has started another fledgling restaurant.