Kianna is right on target. Always nice to have options. I said to myself so often, that I had no idea what he did all day. It is a constant sore spot in our marriage. It does sound like he's very stressed out about having to be the one who has to make sure most of the ends meet, and that's a lot for anyone to have on their shoulders. If this issue is causing you huge conflict and keeping you from being able to move forward with other decisions ie- having a second child , I would really recommend counseling.
This method has worked 100 % for the past 3 months. He can't keep a job more than a couple months. But I would need to hire help for cleaning, yard work, some food prep, childcare for when I am receiving medical treatment and probably on a regular basis, because I have limited energy and physical ability. Maybe he drove one of the kids somewhere, or picked up cereal at the store. Since my husband is on disability only and is physically unable to work, this has hurt us something fierce.
While, on the plus side, having a stay-at-home spouse enables the working spouse to do more professionally travel, work longer hours, etc. I really wish men would be real Men again and not demanding pricks. Yet a family of four making 30,000 might think 40,000 a year would be enough. I did all the cleaning, laundry, dishes, taking care of the baby. Today I want us to discuss the relationship between love and money.
Thanks for the comments my friend! Then something cool started to happen. But dont think he can lie about such things but not bigger ones. The vast majority of folks would not be able to afford one of the least expensive homes here. When I come home and say hey, you need to not leave me on empty he tells me to stop bitching. It is his problem, he needs to open his mind and try to see every angle of finances and family time, including your point of view. I have done everything in the world. My current husband at the time was just filling in empty space, I did live him.
Never admit that you hate his mother. I work in nonprofit 7 hours a day and take my lunchtimes to jog so I feel balanced again. David I hate to be the naysayer here, and I totally get where you are going with this, but seriously — get real. I view these as my personal leadership moments. Penelope, you are really really good at pointing out the specific problems that modern work poses to families. I wish it werent so, but you can tell a lot about a person's responsibility to other people by seeing how they handle money.
This year at home she has shone! In the end, if a life decision has to be made — few would decide to take this path. I lay them out step-by-step in The Empowered Wife, and you can read a free chapter here: My husband lies through omission. My sister's both had husbands like this and both my sisters were the bread winners. Try to find some time for you. It's not an easy job to do but the alternative for me would be to drive to the office everyday which is over 50 miles one way and put my child in day care. The difference between 20 hours at the part-time rate and 40 hours at the full-time rate is a 63% increase in childcare costs, but the difference in 20 to 40 hours of work would be a 100% increase - so you could be bringing more home.
If not, then why must she thank you? Secondly how many people in the world want to work that bad? Believe in yourself and your ability to create the financial security you deserve! Were supposed to look for a partner who complements us, afterall. How long can the two of you wait for it to make a profit? Our 58 blogs inform, empower, educate and entertain the public -- free of charge, with all operating expenses financed by advertising. However, your husband is the avoider, and the stingy mizer. Stop looking at the closed door and turn around and look for open doors and windows. And by the way, my husband stays up till 2am watching tv most nights and then sleeps til 10am so I find it hard to understand why he can't take 5-10 minutes to clean up the kitchen during a commercial break or pause the stupid thing. My whole life nobody really loved or cared whether I was alive or dead, and at long last I have somebody who loves, cherishes, and wants the best for me in every way.
Usually you lkearn by what you see when your a kid maybe his dad was the same way with his mom and history repeated itself or mom raised a brat or he hated women who knows. Next, it sounded like he got a person that was actually nice and helpful. Good Luck with everything and Thanks for reading! I believe that the work spent raising a family is important work, but this culture values money more than anything else. I know I have been guilty of using this phrase in my younger years. Well, if that's how it is, then continuing with that line of thinking it should be dealt with as a business deal gone bad -- the contract needs to be terminated, and you need to cut your losses. I'm sure you get the point. The opportunities are there for you and your hubby.