Area Woman Reports: Fiscal Responsibility A Bummer

posted 2 years ago in Money
Post # 2
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Bumble bee

So cute! Sorry you’re delayed, but it seems to be for the right reasons. And puppies can be great consolation. I recommend Healthy Paws for its health insurance. 

Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

teamroro :  Sorry to hear about the disapointment!  I agree with yoiu that long term you’ll be happy you made the financially responsible choice, but it still sucks to have to eat your spinach now.

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2016

Aw, the cuteness!

Postponing the wedding definitely sucks but it sounds like in the long term you will both be much happier with pushing the wedding back a bit. And in 50 years what’s the difference really between getting married this year or next?

Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

Sorry to hear that! Do what makes the most sense for you guys. I agree that in the grand scheme, you’ll be happier and it won’t really matter much! 

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2016

Sorry about the delay- I get the frustration of deferred gratification. We’re holding off on making some renovations on the house while I focus on eliminating my student loan debt. I feel good with each chunk payment but hardwood flooring and new windows and kitchen updates would be SOOOOO satisfying right right now!

A doubled budget is exciting, though. and that pup is a super cute consolation prize! We were considering getting a Shiba Inu (because they’re the prettiest little fox dogs ever) and then I read how intelligent they are and I told my husband (who really wants another baby outta me) that we could either get the super smart dog OR have another kid, but I wasn’t doing both! We ended up with an extra sweet, submissive, smart(ish) dog who lets herself out of the gate to come looking for me but then realizes she’s outside all on her lonesome and rushes back home to saftey. A happy medium. ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope the debt paying and the dollar stacking go super quickly!

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Sorry to hear, but at least you’re being fiscally responsible – that’s a good thing.  Weddings are no fun if they cause a lot of financial stress.  Would you want to elope and then throw a celebration later?

And I’ll just put in a plug for rescue puppies… especially if you’re trying to save money, they are a lot more affordable than a breeder.  And just as cute! ๐Ÿ˜€

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

teamroro :  yeah I hear ya.  My guy is the same way actually… he loves border collies, but they can be total psychos if they’re not given the right amount of attention and tasks to perform from the time that they’re puppies, so he doesn’t want to adopt one.  Whereas I hate the idea of buying a dog from a breeder when there are so many wonderful perfect dogs that are euthanized every day.  So we’ve compromised and decided that when we get dogs, we’ll get two – a border collie puppy AND a sweet older dog from the shelter who has lower adoption potential from the standard folks who want adorable puppies.  And he’s in charge of dealing with all the annoying puppy bullshit, lol.

Anyway, cute pupand good luck!

Post # 11
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

But you get a puppy!!

 

Post # 12
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

KittyYogi :  I had border collies with my ex.

Can confirm they are adorable shitheads. Ours ate his mother’s couch one day (in puppydom, no less) Like the entire couch. 

That was only the beginning..

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

slomotion :  oh my god.  An entire couch?!  Yeah I find their incessant need to be always doing things fairly annoying…. but that’s “his” breed, so what can I do.  

teamroro :  oh yay!  I think two pets are usually easier than one, because they keep each other happy and occupied.  And that way he gets his way and you also get your preference  ๐Ÿ˜€  Marriage is all about compromise, after all.

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