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So when I say I am doing this alone...I really mean it as one day, I will be. I just need a little guidance in getting on the road to good fiscal health.

All the more reason not to use 401K money (and I'm assuming it's your 401K, not your spouses) to pay off debt incurred jointly.

It's hard to have good fiscal health if the spending problem isn't resolved first. And in your case it sounds like that will either require a marriage counselor who specializes in fiscal disagreements between couples, or if your spouse refuses to do that, a formal separation and proceeding with a divorce. But spending down your 401K will not put you in a good position if your spouse continues to shop.
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