A man shared a story online after he got into a dispute with his spouse on insurance coverage. Life insurance is typically marketed as protecting your loved ones and the story goes way beyond what one will expect.
Some things lost their value after doing for the sake of doing and forcing the decision on others.
Here is the story:
I need a place to share my thoughts. My wife has been asking me to buy life insurance and place her name as the sole beneficiary.
I am in my early 30s and I have been married for 3 years, my parents are still not as old yet but they are soon reaching the age of retirement. I feel that putting only my wife’s name in the insurance is not right. However, we had a massive argument with me over it.
I then told her to do the same, putting only my name and omitting her parents. (I said this to make her know how I feel). But she scolded me and said a lot of nonsense that “It’s not the same”.
I always have plans to do a 50-50, if anything happens to me my parents get half and my wife gets the other half. This is the default but she said that if I don’t put only her name she will divorce me straight.
I was thinking in my heart, She is also working as well and does she need the money that badly.
The thing is, we don’t even have kids, my plan was to buy the life insurance as soon as she gets pregnant and I am 100% sure is not because she has some health issues. If we were to have a kid we have to go through the medical way, this is confirmed by the doctor and in no way is she pregnant.
Married for 3 years, together for 8 years.
Before marriage, everything is sweet and fine. After the marriage, everything is about money and money.
The thing is, she is having a wonderful job earning over $6k a month and I’m about the same. We have a healthy amount of savings and she is still forcing me to do this.
This issue on insurance has been going on for the past week and we are barely talking.
Sometimes, I used to question why other married man people cheat in their marriage. I can see why now.
Marriage has transformed from a sacred ceremony to a business transaction.
Should I leave her?