My Husband Wouldn’t Let Me Take His Debit Card to the Drugstore to Pick-Up a $20 Prescription!?

Question by ising4bling: My husband wouldn’t let me take his debit card to the drugstore to pick-up a prescription!?
I just so happened to have no cash on me and couldn’t find my debit card. The drugstore was closing in 20 minutes, so I asked for his card. He said “no…how do I know how much you’ll spend on it?” I told him I would bring him a receipt, that I was tired, and would come straight back…Even though he was lying on the couch heavily into a “guy” movie, he immediately grabbed his keys and said “C’mon, lets go get it!” I was so offended by his need to monitor me picking up my own prescription I got very upset and said “forget it, I’ll get it tomorrow”. He jumped in his car, took off and picked it up, stoppping at a ATM and bringing me $ 300 along with my script. I might have thought that was very nice, but I could have easily done the same thing alone, and he could have stayed on the couch! What makes things worse is that the next day he went to a casino (which is over an hour away) with his buddies at 4 pm and returned home at almost 10 pm. He walked in kinda drunk and gave me $ 1,100. I asked him if he won it, and he said “well kinda….” Which means he lost more than he won…which is at least a 2-3 times a week occurance. Plus the drinking and driving late at night for over an hour is to me, very reckless.
I am currently looking for employment so I’ll have my own money!! But he makes me feel like a child because I have to ask him for money, yet he spends recklessly on gambling, alcohol and hotel rooms when he doesn’t feel like coming home to face me and my distress. I’m not even sure what hotel he is at most of the time, but he swears he is NOT cheating, and I have done a lot of investigating and can find no evidence of cheating. He says he just loves the peace and quiet of a hotel room. But he could have the same at home if he wasn’t always doing things to hurt me, upset me, disrespect me, and basically abandon me in every way
My question is “What woman wouldn’t be upset by this kind of behavior and treatment”? Am I being TOO SENSITIVE? (He says I am) I never know when or if he is going to be home a lot of the time, but then he’ll turn around and throw $ 1,100 at me? He works very hard as an attorney…granted! But his need for constant “control” is making me feel extremely bad about myself.
*We have no shared bank accounts. I have no access to any funds.
I have 3 children, and have not worked in years because my husband wanting me to be home. Now my children are older and the school district I worked for as a school teacher years ago has a hiring freeze..letting teachers go. I cared for my ailing father for two years, who has now died, and I am now seriously considering taking any kind of employment.

Best answer:

Answer by Bill Braskey
You should divorce him and ask him to be your attorney..

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