Originally Posted by turnera
Now is a good time to separate your finances. ANYthing that she uses, stop paying for if you can do without it. If you have the same phone service, cancel it and start your own. If there's a favorite pastry she likes, stop buying it. Stop washing her clothes, don't buy her toothpaste...let her see what single looks like.
Already done. Went as far as to turn down water heater, as she always wanted it so hot that you couldn't put your hands under without it burning. Only buy things as I or the kids need them. Nothing special forher sake.