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  1. Husband gave away almost $1400 in a week

    The Ladies' Lounge
    So I have an issue with my husband. Ok so he was furloughed from his job so he was scheduled to receive unemployment. I keep asking did he get his card yet that contained it...of course his answer was no until he said he had to get his mail from his mom. So he got his mail and got the card...
  2. What do I do? MIL issues, Money issues, relationship in tatters.... Too many?

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    {Note: Canusa57 says that he accidently deleted his post. I rebuilt it from the quotes of is post in replies in this thread. ~ EleGirl} In 2000, 6 years after we got married, I immigrated to Canada. My wife did not want to move there That unfortunately was not the last time she accused me of...
  3. Experience with a SO who can't handle money

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    I see other posts about people hitting a wall with finances because their spouse or SO can't manage money. I registered specifically to share my experiences on this because maybe someone will find it helpful. It drives me up the wall when people spew "Divorce him/her" right off the bat. I've...
  4. HELP! I don't want a joint account...

    General Relationship Discussion
    But my husband does. We have been married for 3 years, and my husband is starting to talk about having a joint account. I have several issues with this- mainly, I don't trust my husband with money. Let me explain- it's long, but please bear with me! My hubby is a really good guy, but he just...
  5. Help fulfill a dream

    The Men's Clubhouse
    Hi, my name is Jacob. I'm going to offer my girlfriend to marry me. The problem is that I do not have enough money to make it memorable. Guys, please donate on PayPal. The amount does not matter whether it's 50 cents or 5 dollars. I want to rent a carriage with horses and drive to her house, as...
  6. Husband removed me from joint checking

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Hi! I need advice. My husband is controlling about money. I'm not in agreement. He has taken me off the joint checking account. I only agreed to this to short term to help save money. I also agreed he doesn't have to give me any personal money anymore so it will help pay off a previous bill. But...
  7. Opinions of Separation and Recovery

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hello, I'm hoping to get some insight on my separation from my husband. We were best friends for 15 years, dated for 6 of those years and married for 1 and a half of those years. I'm only 29, so this situation is all the more devastating to me because I'm losing not just my best friend and...
  8. If you had access, would you?

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    If you and your spouse were separated (not legally, just moved apart.... divorce will get filed months later once you can establish residency.) And if your spouse changed the password to the online banking on the computer but didn't change the password to the app, that you both have access...
  9. The Four Couples When It Comes to Money

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    Look. People are different. Your spouse will never likely be exactly like you and you should be thankful for that. I know it would be a pain to be married to myself, no idea how my wife does it. When two people who come together and try to figure this money out, I noticed there are four...
  10. I make ALL the money, she complains we are broke

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    First of all, I love my wife very much. She is the person I want to be with for the rest of my life. BUT, not like this. Since we have been together (9 years), she has never held a job longer than a few months. When we first started dating she was fired from her job, after that she has had a few...
  11. Post Divorce Survival Techniques

    Life After Divorce
    Just thought I would start a thread dedicated to ideas that can help us stretch our dollars further after coming from a much larger income base. These have been some of my adaptations... 1. Invest in a vacuum sealer for when meats are on sale. I havent paid more than 1.99 on boneless, skinless...
  12. husband won't step up

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    My husband and I have been together for about six years. We've had our money problems in the past as he hasn't been able to hold down a full time job for longer than six months since we got married (2 years ago). Initially, it wasn't for lack of trying. He's applied to tons of jobs but hasn't...
  13. What do I do?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I’ll try to keep this short as this is a 13 years saga in the making and to cover it all would be like reading War and Peace. Our problems are the same as everyone else’s just with a twist. The twist doesn’t matter, the long and short of is I want to leave my wife but there are 2 things...
  14. Considering leaving my abusive & dysfunctional marriage but IDK how these things work

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Considering leaving my abusive & dysfunctional marriage but IDK how these things work I'm currently in a relationship that has become unbearable. He's controlling to the point where I'm not able to work, I'm not able to possess any money save for $5-10. He seriously does not allow me to leave...
  15. My husband lied about getting fired. He actually quit

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband and I were on vacation this past weekend and he kept responding to his work emails on Saturday night....which I had previously asked for no business calls or emails during our dinner. I guess his boss said something he found to be rude and they had had a couple of back and forth...
  16. Keeping up with her happiness

    General Relationship Discussion
    The tiresome road of keeping up with her happiness. I have been married for almost one year, going on 9th months soon. She is a beautiful lady, very loving when she wants to be and very good at family. She wants to stay close to my family and have what she has never had before. A strong...
  17. How much should love cost you?

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    How much should love cost you? When it comes to love, most people are willing to sacrifice a lot to obtain it. Some will give up friends for the sake of their relationships. Others are willing to cut family members out of their lives. Some even give up a part of their identity to obtain love...
  18. Wife spent 20k set aside for a business

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    I've been married about 6 years with 5 children; 4 between my wife and I and 1 step-daughter. (9yrs, 4yrs, 2yrs, 1yr, 3 months) We have 4 children at 4 yrs and under. I run a pharmacy and am starting the process of opening another one. I've been setting aside a lot of cash to assist in...
  19. how can i satisfy my unsatisfied wife?

    The Men's Clubhouse
    We got married 3 years ago and have 2 amazing baby daughters, 2 years old and 8 months old. my wife is exceptionally beautiful and good looking (was a Model), well educated, charming (when she chooses :)) and... strong. she wants to conquer the world" Career wise and wanting to have many things...
  20. In need of Advice about a situation

    General Relationship Discussion
    Long story short. This year for our anniversary we wanted to go on a cruise and didn't because we didn't have the money and we're trying to save for a house. We did something close to home and cheap. Now his best friend's bachelor party is coming up and he suggested to his friend they go on a...
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