@OnionSoup Eh, I have a hard time wrapping my head around the whole “wife would do this” and “wife would do that” stuff everyone keeps mentioning about minor internet purchases.
The only way I see that being a viable sentiment is if one spouse is unemployed, and the other spouse is doing all the financial supporting. I would understand why they would be pissed in that case.
But if you’re employed, and are obviously financially-secure enough that you have the ability to waste time making forum posts on this site instead of desperately looking for additional income, shouldn’t this not be an issue?
Not trolling, genuine question. Maybe I’m just too young to see the bigger picture. But I have a job, and while I’m not rich by any means, sure as hell no one tells me what I can and can’t buy.
I don’t think it’s the money. Are most men utterly whipped in their marriages, or what?
@OnionSoup@ShotgunX In my case, it’s not an actual threat, but there was a sideways look and a “you tried to buy that?”
We do have a standing deal that decorations in most of our home are her domain and she has veto power over them. I don’t generally care much, that just came from me thinking things were nice and them not fitting in with her vision. Which is fine. I would decorate like a teenage boy with legos, posters, and street signs if it weren’t for her tastes. She would prefer it if I at least checked with her before buying them. Creepy dolls probably fall under decorations. But if I get one, it will decorate somewhere that’s my space anyway. I wouldn’t expect it to go up in the living room or anything.
@OnionSoup I understand, but I’ve seen a lot (and I do mean a lot) of guys talk (in real life and online) about how they’re passing over purchases like, say, a new gaming console because the “wife would divorce” them or whatever, and they’re obviously not kidding since they don’t have those consoles, even though they want them, and can afford them.
Once again, I understand if it’s a finance thing, but a lot of these people are earning upper middle class money, and shouldn’t have to justify a $500 long-term entertainment purchase to anyone. But the wife says “no,” so they’re not buying that system or new drone or whatever else that they want. I don’t get it.
I am pretty sure in order to have a small chance, you have to refresh perfectly and have your mouse hovered over the buy space and without looking, just click buy and go through the process as fast as possible.
@Tsaot I mean, if I got this, my wife would take my shotgun to it. Remove the duck plug and put an extra round in the chamber, rapid fire the shells, and then start beating the remains with the barrel. And then make me clean it up.