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 packagedealx3
Joined: 2/4/2006
Msg: 3
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Easier to pay the premiums than to take away the kid's car I guess. I always think about my high school history teacher. She said she couldn't stand it that kids were falling asleep in her class because they were working. When she asked why they worked they said to pay for their car. When asked why they needed the car, it was to get to work. If he could not afford the premiums then he should not have had the car. The first time he lost his car because his insurance went up, you think he might have slowed down?
 Rainsands
Joined: 1/9/2007
Msg: 7
Helping the kids out too much
Posted: 12/19/2007 3:07:33 AM
parents who continue to provide safety nets and coddle their children as they move into young adulthood will reap what they have sown when their adult child :

- informs them that it is a parent's "responsibility" to help their children financially, regardless of age

- "suggests" that it would be nice to get some of their "expected" inheritance now

- moves back home at 25 with no intention of leaving "any time soon"

- "expects" them to babysit the grandchildren 24/7 ~ cause they both "have to" work and "deserve" some time alone away from the kids
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