The bait and switch

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Registered: 06-04-2003
The bait and switch
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Thu, 03-01-2012 - 8:18am

About a year ago I was at a party and a husband said his wife pulled "the bait and switch". (She was there and nodded.) He was referring to the job she had premarriage to her stay at home status now that all the kids were in school. I guess there was some agreement when they got married that she would work, then she decided not to but he did not agree with this change, then an agreement she would work when all the kids were in school but she was not trying to get a job and the youngest was in 2nd grade. I was very uncomfortable with the conversation and did an "exit stage left".

Over the past year my husband and

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Registered: 08-22-2009
Thu, 03-01-2012 - 8:59am

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Registered: 10-23-2001
Thu, 03-01-2012 - 8:56am
Pre-nups are silly and I don't know anybody who has signed their name to one, I think it has a sort of celebrity-ring to it really, Lol.. Having said that, I do know SAHMs who have divorced and taken their sweet time looking for employment while sitting on alimony plus child support compensation from the ex...... My husband and I discussed how we wanted our kids raised before we got married and we've honored eachother's wishes with a SAH/WOHarrangement that works for us. I think I'd find an exit asap if DH and I didn't see eye to eye on this, and alot of other things too.

 


 


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