I am almost too afraid to ask this question because I don’t know what I will feel at the end of it.
Eversince I became a parasite (this is a compliment to me, alrite?) I don’t own my own bank account anymore.Â All my atm’s money is mine and that’s that.Â So, he is one big ATM to me. Â Â I closed my bank account few months back because I never bother to change my atm card after all the banks merging etc.
Of course, I have the freedom to issue cheques and etc but I hardly have anything to pay.Â I am hopeless with paying bills.Â He took care of them including my driving license, insurance policies, road tax (hey, I got car and house in my name, wokay?) and all those menial payments like webhosting, domain fees, subscription etc etc.
I do receive payments from a few sources, once in a while and for convenient sake, I asked the other party to pay to his name. Even Google Adsense does that. 😉
So, technically, I am nameless, formless, invisible in the financial world.Â I haven’t take out money from an automated teller machine for like, errmmm…let’s see……10 years and more. Â My source of cash comes from his pocket.Â Usually, he will stuffs the cash into my wallet because 9 out of 10 times, I forget to replenish my cash supplies.Â I often go out with only RM2 because I usually don’t use money except those times when I have to make big payments for groceries (which can run into RM100-RM200 per trip), food at restaurants with the kids and shopping trip which I would zap my card.Â This happened so often that nowadays my kids will remind me before going out – You got money in your wallet or not?
Therefore, I am really, really curious how you wives handle your money matters?Â Say you don’t work, do you have your own account and manage it?Â Does your husband bank in the amount for duit dapur (kitchens essentials) for you each month?Â Or do you just grab whatever you can find in his wallet?Â And if you are a working wife, do you take money from the husband for household expenses?Â And for you men, do you surrender all your money to the wives?Â I know some men told me they give all the money to the wives and she will manage it and give him whatever amount he needs.Â Ewwss…that’s kinda queen control, no?Â Tell me?