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This might be a bit boring and predictable , but... Make a budget! I had a shortish stint of being unemployed right after college - leaning heavily on my then employed girlfriend. I recognize, or rather, empathize with your partners behaviour. It is not so easy, feeling like a grown-up dependant. The situation you are describing is shared by many, perhaps ...


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It doesn't have to be money. Think about a basket with some of his favourite treats - food you wouldn't buy every week because it's expensive or hard to find. Maybe a bottle of good wine if he drinks it. Or maybe a fine big houseplant. A friend of mine has this problem, and feels he has to repay it somehow, though none of us demand it. He invites us once a ...


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Never under any circumstances force someone to take money from you. There is a reason he refuses to accept it (might be a wrong one, like assuming you can't afford it right now even though you can). By forcibly gifting the money you are denying his point of view which will only hurt your friendship. To solve your own ego issue (that feeling you are in debt ...


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