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He gets an allowance, and I don't have any real spending money needs

Hm. This works differently for different people - but DH and I get equal allowances. We each spend/save different portions of it every month; but the point is we both get the same amound of "None Of Your D***n Business" money. Since we were both previously in relationships with money abusers, this is absolutely critical for us.

Different systems work for different people - some couples have a "anything under $30 is fair game for joint money" rule, for example - and maybe your lack of spending "needs" makes your system work for you. Just thought I'd mention it, since if we did things that way I think I'd have clawed my own eyes out in frustration by now. ;-)


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