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Topic: Put my foot down
Member # 36839
Posted: 9:04 PM, April 4th (Thursday), 2013
Well I finally put my foot down with the ex. Without going into a long story, I have been covering the differance between CS and what she needs to make budget (in the interest of the kids). Well she has been procrastniating about getting a budget put together and hasn't been pulling in as much money as expected either. So I finally just told her to get of her butt and get it done tonight. Surprisingly she agreed! I don't want to take money from the kids but I have been overpaying her for two months now so she can live comfortably, while I'm broke and incuring additional debt. So after breaking down everything she actually seemed to understand, and is going to email me a structured budget tomarrow.
So here's to hoping it holds.
DS - 7, DD - 6
Posts: 461 | Registered: Sep 2012 | From: Fort Worth,Texas
Member # 31349
Posted: 9:40 PM, April 4th (Thursday), 2013
Good for you, man. I hope it holds too. You're a very considerate daddy.
It is better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie. -Russian Proverb
Posts: 17048 | Registered: Feb 2011 | From: California
Member # 34477
Posted: 10:50 PM, April 4th (Thursday), 2013
You are a wonderful and gracious man! Good for you for standing up to your ww. Also for putting everything aside in the best interest of your kids...I know that must be hard. You are a great dad!
Me: BW (35)
Him: ExWH (31) EA/PA with MOW coworker
Married 9 years, 2 small kids
dday 3/12/2011 divorced fall 2012
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