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<< I work. I am a school teacher. She stays at home for many hours per day. She has time and energy to do what needs to be done (the things you wrote above), but she would sooner chat via emails and Facebook with her buddies, then do the kind of work that you are all mentioning. >>

You have a wife problem rather than a financial problem.

It's clear she has been getting just what she wants for years. You are going to have to develop some effective bargaining methods if you expect to deal with your problems.

In short --- why should she change? She has what she wants and you are the one worrying.

Seattle Pioneer
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