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Do you Borrow Money From SO?
by Anonymous
November 14, 2012 at 10:25 PM

So I haven't worked since having our daughter in March, I've been living off my tax return to pay my bills and such. I'm running out and just got hired for a job but haven't started. (2 more weeks!)

So today I ask SO if he could spare twenty bucks ($20) for gas he says "yes, till when"?  As in when will I be paying him back?

I really didn't think it was that big a deal asking for a little money till I get a pay check. Am I wrong for not expecting to OWE him the money? I know he pays all the bills in the house, but the only reason I wasn't working for so long was becasue he switched his job shift (claiming that he would get more hours so he would have more money) making it harder for me to find a job around the kids.

I got a job and haven't started yet. I'm not lazy and sit around the house, I go to school online, cook clean and run errands for him. I don't ask for money generally. Hell yesterday I had to super glue my sneakers back together. My skin peeled for 2 weeks before I could get money to  get the proper lotion. I just feel that I shouldn't OWE him anything as far as the $20. Am I wrong?

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  • MixedCooke
    November 15, 2012 at 2:25 AM

    well we are married so his money is my money and my money is his money.

  • crzy4mc
    by crzy4mc
    November 15, 2012 at 2:26 AM
    Err... his money is mine and vice versa. It is a rule we set when we got married.
  • AnastasiaKorsh
    November 15, 2012 at 2:28 AM

    His money is my money as well.

  • GatorsWife4Life
    November 15, 2012 at 2:28 AM
    What's mine is his and What's his is mine. There is no "borrowing" money.
  • acrogodess
    November 15, 2012 at 2:28 AM

    My kids dad and I combine the money. It isn't my money or his money except for what he keeps for the haircuts his job requires and what he keeps for his one pack of cigarettes per week.

  • RLT2
    by RLT2
    November 15, 2012 at 2:29 AM

    umm, this is just crazy imo.  I don't get the whole "my money, your money" thing.

  • 504bbymami
    November 15, 2012 at 2:30 AM
    ^^ what they said
  • Twix.Leigh
    November 15, 2012 at 2:30 AM
    Our money is our money.
  • kitchen.ninja
    November 15, 2012 at 2:30 AM
    I'm a SAHM and we are married so its my money ;)

    So I do not borrow I just take what I need when I need it.
  • Fatal_Frost
    November 15, 2012 at 2:31 AM
    Yes, same here, there is no borrowing, its sharing lol

    Quoting MixedCooke:

    well we are married so his money is my money and my money is his money.

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