So tired of fighting with my husband over money!!!

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      In my previous marriage and my relationship now money

      is always an issue. I don’t think money is any issue

      if you go from what’s his and hers. Only a suggestion.

      — Peggy <queenpeggy29@yahoo.com> wrote:

      > No, you’re not his mother, you’re his life partner.

      > Do you cook the

      > meals for him at your home? Or does he prepare his

      > own dinner??? I

      > hope you will re-consider on this issue. A savings

      > of $80 – $120 a

      > month is riding on this……money that can help you

      > pay down some

      > bills. My mom packed lunch for my dad every day

      > for 44 years. And I

      > packed lunch for my husband for over 20 years. It’s

      > not a big deal,

      > it’s not demeaning, and for a little effort each

      > evening, you can see a

      > difference!

      >

      > Hope you’ll reconsider on this at least for awhile.

      >

      >

      > In the meantime, I have friends who have used the

      > Dave Ramsey system

      > and they say it is wonderful! Best of luck to you.

      >

      >

      > In these times, especially with GAS so high, and I

      > am seeing a great

      > increase in prices at the grocery store, too, it is

      > so hard on all of

      > us to make ends meet!!

      >

      >

      >

      > — In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, “paradise2lost”

      > wrote:

      > >

      > >The only other financial “sin” I’m

      > > most guilty of is eating out for lunch too often

      > during the work

      > > week… But, he does too, so it’s not like I’m

      > the only one. The

      > > last few weeks I’ve really made a conscious effort

      > to take lunch from

      > > home (leftovers, a sandwich, etc) and have only

      > ate out once or twice

      > > in the last 3 weeks. I’ve told my husband he

      > should do the same, but

      > > he continues to spend $20 to $30 a week on

      > breakfast and/or lunch at

      > > the cafeteria at his work. He said he’d take

      > lunch if I made it for

      > > him every day. Fat chance! I’m not his mother!

      > If I can make my

      > > own lunch then he’s capapble of doing the same for

      > himself. Am I

      > > right?!

      > >

      >

      >

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