Post by ironhamster on Aug 28, 2020 8:49:04 GMT -5
"A bear trap" is a good description of my predicament. Illinois in 2018 allowed my ex to take 30% of my gross income for the rest of my life, plus child support until my youngest "graduates" home school high school. They've changed their calculations at least twice since then. I can live modesty and comfortably on what I have left.
Post by ironhamster on Oct 11, 2020 2:49:28 GMT -5
Getting back to the original topic, I'm not sure there is a real division of the sexes. Once we've been trapped in one bad relationship, it feels good to have a level of autonomy.
One of my sisters is divorced, and has been dating the same man for nearly five years. He spends more nights than not at her place, but maintains his own home.
I am in a similar situation. I have my own modest home, and like having my own place. I love spending time with my girlfriend, but the idea of cohabitation with anyone just isn't an idea I will entertain.
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