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My first thought was why was he making plans on how to spend YOUR money.

Then I realized how ridiculous that was, especially considering my views on single wage-earner families. (pro)

All I can suggest is that you insist on compromise. Which means going out and buying that motorcycle is NOT an option because then both parties aren't giving a little. Try so focus on using that money to benefit BOTH of you - as in putting it in your 401(k) or paying off your bills.

And if you do that kind of thing first (and maybe use some of the money for something fun), then you'll have much more freedom down the line to buy expensive toys, etc.

Good luck. I've yet to be in that position (although I did have a fiance who loved to spend my money, but thank God that's over now - and in that case, it WAS my money, not "ours:). I'd love to hear how it goes.
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