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Subject:  Re: Bankrupt or try to 'gut it out'? Date:  11/3/2012  8:07 PM
Author:  vkg Number:  306294 of 308881

^^^^Whoops. Yes, I did call her 'lazy' now that I look back. Clearly she does 'things'. I guess I question is she making the best use of her time (IE self-employed vs. getting a real job) for our family. Yeah, she stays busy, busy, busy . . .

Unemployment is very high. You are certain that a self-employed is not a real job, but "real jobs" are not that easy to obtain. 3 kids and an ill mother are not trivial commitments. Your schedule is completely inflexible. Having a spouse that can handle emergencies and all of the other stuff should help with stress, not increase it.

Have you ever asked how her mother is doing or if there is anything that you could do to help?
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