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Help me plz

We arent going to have enough this week to pay some bills so we cant just pay them. My hubby wont grow up. i tell him we need to cut back on things. like the tv and cell. he throws a fit like a 5 yr old. how do you deal with someone like this! help

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:31 PM on Apr. 28, 2009 in Relationships

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  • Just do it.  Somebody in the household needs to be an adult.   If he can't, then you have to step up. Cancel the internet, cable, whatever you have to...

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:34 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • Spank him.
    No but really, who is in charge of the bills...you or him. Can't you just call the cell phone company and the cable company and make a few adjustments? Tell him it's either these things or the food and clothes for the kids and the gas for the car.
    LimoMOM5

    Answer by LimoMOM5 at 5:35 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • I make a list of things of all the bills and talk to him about it. It's either we pay rent or... It sounds like he is spoiled. Myhusband would never put his tv before his children or wife. In fact we cancelled our tv service when we moved recently to save $75/month. And he is totally ok with that.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:46 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • you have to sit him down and show him what you mean. my husband was the same way, insisted he had to have movie channels b/c he did growing up,so i sat down wrote everything out and said ok this is w/the channels this is w/o and when he saw what i meant right there in black and white he understood better.
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 5:48 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • make the list using a calendar and pay dates/due dates. Then ask him what he wants to pay and what he wants to not pay. Let him be responsible.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 5:52 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • Show him.

    Make a list of what is going out and what it is coming in and explain to him that there can't be more going out than coming in.

    And then sit down, like ADULTS and make a budget.
    Cavalrybaby02

    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 5:57 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • "i tell him we need to cut back on things. like the tv and cell" and internet.

    legalmommy101

    Answer by legalmommy101 at 6:18 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • Do you realize that Financial problems are as big of a marriage-breaker as infidelity? Tell him you think the two of you should sit down and work out a budget and stick with it! Once you start getting back on track you can reward yourselves!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:30 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

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