Does your wife make more money than you / do you make more than hubby?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Does it bother you?

    Due to mergers and acquisitions, I am making less than I was five years ago. She has moved up quite a bit in her job and passed me sometime last year in the salary area. I'm more pissed because I had to take a pay cut than I am that my wife makes more than me. I've been looking around at jobs and there's no way I'll relocate for a job now. Hers is rock steady and there are lots of layoffs in my industry.
     
  2. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    I dream of such a scenario.
     
  3. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    That's not my situation but it wouldn't bother me in the least. My woman took 8 years off to care for the kids so she's still kinda working her way up the pole ladder.
     
  4. Smell Muhfinger

    Smell Muhfinger "is just really nice?"

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    Milk it for all it's worth, brotha. :c
     
  5. Markijuano

    Markijuano Well-Known Member

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    No but I don't get to carry a gun.
     
  6. RobsDad

    RobsDad Well-Known Member VIP

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    My girl is in Pharmaceutical Sales, and I'm in sales for a beer distributor. While we both do fairly well, her year end bonuses are predicated on the gross margain that she sells product at.

    That's where she kicks my ass. Her bonus last year was almost 38k. I'm fine with that though. It's never been an issue.

    That....and she bought me a set of Callaway golf clubs for Valentine's Day. That's a good girl!
     
  7. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    I used to make a little more than my wife, then she made more than me when I took an office position within the company, then I made more when I started my own biz. It doesn't matter to me.
     
  8. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    As long as she doesn't hold it over your head I'd say ride it out. I know it can mess with a guy's ego, but our economy is insane nowadays, and it's lucky you both have decent jobs. It's a lot more common than it used to be, too. One of my nephews has an incredibly good job...but his wife has an even better one.
     
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    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    Is your wife a po-leese?!
     
  10. Markijuano

    Markijuano Well-Known Member

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    No, FDIC fraud investigator
     
  11. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    my gf makes more than i do.......and she still makes me pay for everything :mad:
     
  12. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    yes :facepalm:

    she reminds me pretty much everyday...


    nothing like being called a loser all the time :sad:
     
  13. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    @ home dad for 3 years and counting. probablly do another 3 at least with our 2 month old. fun times, we are here together hanging for another 4 months until she goes back. we are true partners she has never said one thing about her earning to me from day 1. she easily doubled me so it made sense in our house.
     
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  14. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    thats what im hoping i do...be a stay at home dad...take care of the kids, play madden, jerk off. while she is at the office making 6 figures :cheer:
     
  15. Popeye Saavedra

    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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  16. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    I get reminded everyday that the only reason we aren't having kids is because of my salary
     
  17. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    i'm getting depressed...gotta leave this thread :sadbye:
     
  18. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    as much as i annoy the fuck out of her now......she still hasnt dumped me.....idk well see if not on to the next one :smile:
     
  19. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    jesus
     
  20. synch22

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    yeah sacrifices can be made if you truly want to be a parent. fuck all the material shit, loving a kid and pouring yourself into em is where its at... if you want it.