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My wife earns $500K a year, but drops $1,500 when she goes to the mall. She is jeopardizing our retirement

There is an  article going around twitter with the headline, " My wife earns $500K a year, but drops $1,500 when she goes to the mall. She is jeopardizing our retirement ".  You can see the actual tweet here . What I noticed from the responses to the tweet was: A lot of people did not read the article. A lot of people don't seem to believe in joint finances in a marriage A lot of people think 500k annually goes a lot further than what it actually does A lot of people don't know what it takes to retire comfortably...especially to retire early I saw a lot of comments saying "$1500 isn't much. That's a small percentage of what she makes". However, the article states that she is spending this as often as he spends $150 at the grocery store. The article mentions children, so we can reasonably assume that $150 isn't buying much more than a week's worth of groceries for the family. If she is spending $1500 every week at the mall, that adds up to ov

Insecurities in Dating

 I have a lot of thoughts on insecurities. It wasn't really something I thought about previously, but after they caused many issues in my last relationship, I've spent a lot of time thinking about this.  Disclaimer: I am not a therapist or professional in this field. These are just my thoughts based on my own experience. If you prefer to watch a video instead of reading, check out the  Youtube video . Aren't Insecurities Normal? I do think having some level of insecurity is normal, but I think it can sometimes go too far. I think there is a difference between being insecure about a couple of things vs being an insecure person. I would say that an insecure person is likely to be insecure about multiple different things across many different aspects of their life. I think that an insecure person is also more likely to let their insecurities get in the way of things. I think it's important to be aware of your insecurities and during any kind of conflict ask yourself whethe