A pregnant woman can’t believe her husband stole $1,000 from her to buy massages.
Her husband lost his job, and now the couple lives on her income. The issue is that he insists on buying $1,000 worth of luxury massages every month. Things only got worse when she realized he stole money from her to do it. She took to Reddit’s “Relationship Advice” forum for help.
“My husband and I used to have a two-income home, but in 2020, we lost our home and one of our incomes (his),” she wrote. “We moved into a smaller apartment, had to sell many things and give up most of our ‘costly’ habits. My husband has an expensive habit of going to the spa for a weekly massage session. We live in an urban area, so this stuff is ridiculously expensive. A single session is $250, and he has to have it every week, so that’d be nearly $1,000 a month!
“I offered [for] him to have his session at a regular spa but, no, he has to get it from that luxurious spa. The problem is I’m the only income earner, and I’m struggling to make ends meet. I’m also pregnant and need to save money to prepare a nursery. I told him to cut his sessions, but he refused. I told him I won’t be paying for them anymore, and he said he’d get the money himself.”
Things only escalated when she confronted him about the issue further.
“Yesterday, I checked and saw that he’s been using my credit card for his sessions for a whole month and had maxed out completely,” she explained. “I found that out when I went shopping for baby essentials, and the cashier said I had no money. I had to return everything, then went home and went off on him.
“I told him he maxed my card out and made me look like an idiot at the store. He said he didn’t tell me ’cause he knew I’d have an issue with it. I demanded he pays back the $1,000 he spent, but he refused. I yelled at him, calling him irresponsible. He got upset and called me selfish and told me to stop playing the victim and that this is affecting both of us since he’s going to be a parent, too, and it’s stressful for him, and [that] I keep dismissing his own needs as a human.”
Redditors thought the husband’s behavior was horrible.
“He’s being selfish. Please kick him out until he can treat you with even a modicum of respect and courtesy,” someone commented.
“He doesn’t care about anything but himself,” another wrote.
“Immediately cut him off from all access to your money and credit,” a person added.
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