He complained long enough about not having access to money that I gave it to him, in the form of a cash-back card we would pay off every month, that he could use as his "spending" money. We had a heart to heart before he got the card, with me telling him the reason I was scared to do it was because he had a history of overspending. He promised he'd be careful....Oh, I am so steamed! I feel like I'm trying to train a four year old! What should I do? I am thinking about only paying $75 a month on the card, so that he doesn't get too much available credit to use at one time, but that card is at 18.9%! Upping his allowance (again) doesn't seem fair either, although it would stave off another overspending attack for a while, since HE did something stupid, I didn't. Wow, you sound like the best wife in the world. You give your husband an allowance and promise not to kill him. I'll bet you're never condescending or nagging either. I'm not sure what makes me madder: that he did this, or that he did it and was so suprised at how much he'd spent (how can you forget $700?). Oh, the best part: we got the CC bill a day after I had bought some maternity clothes, which he had had the nerve to ask me if I really needed. Like going to work sporting a naked pregnant belly is an option.What a funny post. Maybe your husband could come on and post a "I will not beat my pregnant wife post" and then you could retaliate with "I will not ask for the house and car" and then your husband could respond with "I can't believe she posted this on the internet" and then in twenty years your kids could come here (assuming the fool is still in business) and post a "Our parents were so pathetic" story that the fool could link. God I love listening to married people complain about their spouses.