Wife Refuses to Pay for Husband's Meal at Restaurant: Marriage on the Rocks? 😲

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Marriage is a partnership, but what happens when one partner takes financial independence to the extreme? Meet our newlywed couple, a 30-year-old secretary and her 32-year-old police officer husband. After just four months of marriage, they're already facing their first major financial hurdle. The husband's reckless spending habits led them to agree on separate finances, but when they went out for dinner, he was shocked when his wife refused to pay for his meal. 😲💸 Read on to find out how this dinner date turned into a heated debate on money and marriage.

The Independent Husband 💸

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Joint Account Gone Wrong 😓

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Husband's Spending Spree 🛍️

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His Money, His Rules? 🤔

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Separate Finances, Separate Lives? 💔

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The Agreement 🤝

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Dinner Date Disaster 🍽️

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Separate Bills, Please! 💳

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Wife Stands Her Ground 💪

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Husband's Outrage 😠

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The Argument Escalates 🗣️

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Buddy to the Rescue 🦸‍♂️

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Misplaced Anger? 😤

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Therapy Suggestion 🛋️

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Unresolved Issues 🚧

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Marriage on Shaky Financial Ground? 💔💸

This newlywed couple's financial woes escalated quickly when the wife refused to pay for her husband's meal at a restaurant. Despite agreeing on separate finances, the husband was left stunned and outraged, calling his wife selfish and mean. The argument continued at home, with the husband demanding an apology and questioning who would pay for therapy. Will this couple be able to resolve their money issues, or is their marriage on the rocks? 🤔 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

Financial irresponsibility puts marriage on the rocks 😢

drbeerologist | drbeerologist

NTA for leaving husband at restaurant after he expected her to pay for his over-the-top meal. He needs to learn financial responsibility.

WebbieVanderquack | WebbieVanderquack

Proper communication and financial planning can save a marriage 💰💬

Bearmancartoons | Bearmancartoons

Husband spends all his money, wife refuses to pay for meal. ESH.

pudge-thefish | pudge-thefish

Money issues cause 40% of divorces. Hope they work it out 🙏

Quirky_Bumblebee_461 | Quirky_Bumblebee_461

Separate finances mean separate. NTA, but protect yourself legally. 👍

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A blunt question that could reveal deeper issues 🤔

Donkey_Kahn | Donkey_Kahn

Commenter expresses concern for OP's safety and warns of escalation 😱

dawdreygore | dawdreygore

Marriage in trouble? Commenters suggest divorce for both parties. 😢

CornMuscles529 | CornMuscles529

Married to a toddler? 🤔 Discussion before marriage is key. ESH.

Schurkolade4Ever | Schurkolade4Ever

Commenters joke about cops' impulse control in domestic situations.

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Don't let money ruin your marriage. 💜

ClothDiaperAddicts | ClothDiaperAddicts

NTA for refusing to pay for husband's meal. Get out ASAP 😲

dezeiram | dezeiram

Who pays for the meal when going out? NTA suggests proposer pays. 💰

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Commenter questions the future of the marriage. 💔

idkwhattowritehere21 | idkwhattowritehere21

Marriage on the rocks due to husband's poor money management 😢

Doctor_Spaceman23 | Doctor_Spaceman23

Financial abuse warning: Divorce him now and run for hills 😲

whiskeysour123 | whiskeysour123

Husband expects wife to pay for his meal, gets angry. NTA.

PoptartJD | PoptartJD

Red flag alert! Protect yourself financially before it's too late 🚨

Bayfp | Bayfp

Marriage on the rocks? 🤔 ESH for not discussing finances.

abigailwiIIiams | abigailwiIIiams

Commenter assumes profession of husband, sparks curiosity. 🤔

loegare | loegare

Commenter calls out husband and his profession, sparking debate. 🤔

Aditya1311 | Aditya1311

Money troubles and petty behavior causing strain on marriage. 🤦‍♀️

SelfBoundBeauty | SelfBoundBeauty

Separate finances causing marital issues? NTA sparks discussion.

Kitsumekat | Kitsumekat

"NTA tell him I'm not apologizing for sh*t" 😂

gemini3890 | gemini3890

Supportive comment warns of potential domestic violence in police couples.

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Marriage in trouble after only 4 months? Counseling needed ASAP 😬

Thediciplematt | Thediciplematt

Separate finances causing marital tension 🤦‍♂️

re_nonsequiturs | re_nonsequiturs

Commenter defends husband, predicts backlash due to his profession 😠

Scotsmann | Scotsmann

Protect your credit score and leave him. 👋

terrapharma | terrapharma

Dating a cop can lead to a lifetime of misery 😬

efnfen4 | efnfen4

Couple fights over paying for dinner, relationship in jeopardy 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️

Relevant-Economy-927 | Relevant-Economy-927

Protect your finances and seek legal advice ASAP 👍

davinia3 | davinia3

NTA for feeling this way. Finances can cause divorce 😢

liefieblue | liefieblue

Comment accuses cop of bad behavior 😑

BubblyAttitude1 | BubblyAttitude1

Marriage on the rocks over unpaid restaurant bill? ESH.

RoseTyler38 | RoseTyler38

Commenter suggests divorce after meal payment dispute. 😱

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Financial advice subreddit recommended for not-the-a**hole commenter.

AdvicePerson | AdvicePerson

Pre-marriage financial discussions could have saved this couple 💰

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Commenter questions marriage after husband's restaurant incident. 🤔

WaffleDynamics | WaffleDynamics

Husband's spending jeopardizing their future. NTA for not paying.

Changecat2 | Changecat2

Financial disagreements causing marital strife? 🤔

BoredAgain0410 | BoredAgain0410

Husband's financial irresponsibility puts marriage on the rocks. 😱

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Tough love or coddling? The rocky road of marriage 😔

fz1jacklyn | fz1jacklyn

Dating a police officer was a nightmare. NTA for separating finances.

stuckNTX_plzsendHelp | stuckNTX_plzsendHelp

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