Everything else he watched his wife's earnings, not allowing it to keep the penny. No, Nell could not count on his help. She is now more than ever needed money. She tried to turn to moneylenders, but they reluctantly listened to her request for a loan. Nell thought that they just do not want to deal with a woman. Perhaps Michael somebody more likely to give money. The question is whether he would give her money obtained from the loan shark? Gambling and addiction to alcohol regularly emptied his pockets. Nell did not know how to be, if Michael gets the money and refused to give them to her.