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- August 29, 2007 at 12:44 am #253281
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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”
> >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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