10-09-2011, 02:46 PM
Join Date: Nov 2010
| | Financial Fairness in Separation
I need some financial advice. I am separating from my spouse of 3 years. I am moving into a small room for rent for $250. Our two bedroom apt plus all util, animal fees, bills, etc. all add up to $1,500 per month. My spouse is from another country, he has been here 3 years, has a full time job that is through a temp co. He makes $350 per week, I make $750 per week. Anyways, he says that its not fair I ask 50% of his pay towards the bills. He also says that my student loan and car bill are all my bills not his and he doesn't have to pay them. He said he wants the name of a bill not me saying 50% of his pay. I told him I can name bills that add up to $700 per mo or half his pay. Anyways, he is refusing all of this and only offering to pay half the rent $350 and some small bills of his at his discretion as they come up, and he's not being specific! Anyways, I think this is very unfair, and he is already acting as if we are not married by saying that my bills are not our bills, etc. But I have been the one supporting him since he came. Anyways, I feel that this is not fair. He says he's just doing this because he is upset im separating. Anyways is asking him %50 fair, I think it is, any ideas.