(Closed) unsure what to do about a gift

posted 5 years ago in Emotional
  • poll: What should I do?
    Return the money with a polite note : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Keep the money (it would make things worse to give it back), but donate the funds to charity : (2 votes)
    6 %
    Keep the money (it would make things worse to give it back), after all it was a gift : (31 votes)
    91 %
    Other (explained below) : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    3303 posts
    Sugar bee

    Keep the money- it was a gift for an unrelated event.

    Post # 4
    873 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    It seems like you may be feeling guilty about it?  If you are, donate some of it.  But I would not return the money – family harmony is probably more important.

    Post # 5
    2287 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: Central Park

    Donate some of it to an animal rescue group. So that more dogs can get loving homes like yours. 🙂

    Post # 6
    4755 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    do not return but if you want to “do good” donate it to an alcoholics program

    Post # 7
    4954 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    That’s tough. I’d want to wash my hands of it, but at the same time, as a PP said, it was a gift from an unrelated event.

    The money your uncle spends on alcohol to get drunk could feed people too. I hate when people bring up how others spend their money. It’s a personal decision. I mean, who’s to say you don’t already donate to charities that help others? Ok, a little sidebar, but I had to say that.

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