This really petty but its irking me so I kind of need to vent. DH bought me designer brand name boots for Xmas. We are late on rent so I asked him for the receipt for them so I could return the boots, get the money back, and put it towards rent. When I looked at the receipt it looked like they were paid for with a card. (He has no credit cards). He said No, I paid cash. Strange, but ok. I get to the department store, and they would not give me a cash refund. Why? They said the shoes were bought with a gift card. They were originally bought with cash, then returned after Xmas, (on the 28th) and re-bought with a gift card.
Long story short the manager researched the sale history of the shoes and gave me a printout. DH returned my boots while I was at work (probably to get his cash back) and used a gift card that a relative probably gave him as a Xmas gift, and re-bought the boots with that. I wasted my time I could not get a cash refund which was the purpose of me driving to the store.
I told DH what they said, and he denied ever taking the shoes back or using a gift card. WTF? I told him I had the reciept and printout that clearly show the method of payment but he insists he used cash and the cashier must have did something funny. Anyway, I have proof that DH is lying , but why lie? I'm not mad that he used a gift card that someone gave him! Im just bothered that it seems he was trying to be sneaky by returning my gift for cash, then re-purchasing them with a gift card while I was at work, then lying about it! This is so weird to me. He insists he didn't but I have a return reciept that clearly shows the gift was returned dec 28 while I was at work, and there is the last 4 digits of a visa.
I'm bothered because I've never pegged DH as a liar as long as I've known him. It's more about the principle than the actual gift. If he would lie and deny about something so meaningless and petty, I'm going to have a trust issue. I feel like I need to get more to the bottom of this. Am I overreacting?