I grew up pretty spoiled, my parents and grandparents were upper middle class and I cant think of anything that i ever wanted that I didnt get ( i remember having a mile long christmas list and getting everything plus some) ...
After first getting married we didnt have a ton of money but we were never really in need either... we went out to eat and went shopping a few times a month ... and then after we had our kids, we still were able to buy things for them ( I couldnt even count how many outfits they had) ...
But then my husband lost his job, it was hard but we just went on without any extras .. i got a babysitting job to help with bills, and i would also clean family members houses ( like i would clean my moms house and she would buy diapers) ... we have been living that way for the last 3 years ( my husband got a job shortly after losing the first one, but it paid very low) ...
Now he has a great job and we have extra money ... it feels so weird to actually have money and to not have to worry about how we are going to pay for things... even little things like baby wipes -- I used to have to try to ration them, and now I am fully stocked lol..
But in my mind I just cant get my mind to stop thinking on such a tight budget... I even find myself worrying about things like, my oldest starting school and the though of " oh no, how are we going to get her clothes and a nice backpack, etc" ... and then I realize I dont have to worry about that ... but then on the other side i worry that we will get used to the money again and then he could lose this job too and I just cant figure out how to act or feel about it...
It feels so wierd that something that is so good could make me feel so nervous ...
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