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Created on : Thursday, March 23, 2006, 07:15:01 pm
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How far would you go to make or save some extra cash? Christy calls her husband, Joel, the ultimate cheapskate. She says they never go on dates, and the last time she received a present from him was four years ago. She says Joel is such a tightwad, she even had to buy her own wedding ring! Then, Nichole says her sister, Amber, is so addicted to cold, hard cash that she even took a dangerous job breathing fire and married a man for $5,000. Amber admits she’s stuck in a vicious cycle and says she can’t get out.Will she be able to change her money-motivated lifestyle? Plus, meet a woman obsessed with scratch-off lottery tickets, and a mom who worries she’s raising a money-hungry son. Talk about the show here.

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March 28, 2006, 1:14 pm CST

When's the next semester begin?

Quote From: ddgirl

I just finished watching the episode that hate the mom locking her room to do webcam shows for money.  

  

I am also in the same line of work as her, and I can relate to why the business of webcam is so hard to stop, and so hard to even put off for alittle while.  Since all you need is a computer, high speed, a webcam or camcorder, and you can making a fist full of cash in minutes after being set up and advertising  

  

there is tones of webcam sites out there they are hiring webcam models male or female or other (TS or TV) on daily basis. for me is was my VERY first job or source of income and in a very short time I was able to move out and support myself I only 18 years old, 3 years later I am still making a comfortable living from webcam shows, phone with webcam shows, and having my own website.  

  

and YES ! the money is addictive especially if you are canadian making us dollars with almost next to know effort.  

  

But for me I have a positive goal to why I work as webcam model. I want to go university but my parents are no support what soever, so for me to get it done I have to any means nessary and being a webcam girl is 10000000% better then being a stripper in a strip club, or escort aka hooker.  

  

I rather log on my webcam, and never no psychial or personal contact with customers then actually see them face to face. Since the busines is 99% maniplulation that is where you as the model have all the control. and yes it might distory familes and maybe even put a strain on other people financially.  

  

but with the way the job market is. there is very little options for new comers starting out on their own with no financial support to get help, no every has a mommy and daddy who cares about them. and not every has a trust fund, or has a grandma or grandpa about to die and leave them money,  

  

and since the new generation is soo sexualltiy liberating, you can pretty much see 1 in 5 teenages 18 and over getting ready to jump in the webcam career, and yes I say career because you deal with sales, promoting, marketing and keep customers and gaining new customers.  

  

but if you in it for the wrong reasons you will never have a positive goal to pull you back out like school, a car or a house or even retirement.  

  

All these shows are constantly showing the negative things about internet porn bbut not one has a person on there doing it for a positive reason even there is a few out there that treat it like a business, and do not let it become soo far that is ruins thier lives or thier lives of people around them. 

Hi!  I have only two questions.  When does the next semester begin?  Don't you owe it to yourself to register NOW?   

  

  

 
March 28, 2006, 1:17 pm CST

Lotto lady, please move!

Good for you for agreeing to get help!   Please, please move to another place and don't leave a forwarding address.
 
March 28, 2006, 1:25 pm CST

this is so sad!

 i feel really bad about this couple.  it is one thing to be thrifty - but if he spends money on himself before his wife, i see where his priorities are!! my hubby and i have been married for over 32 years and the first years, we were as poor as church mice! but every birthday, anniversary, christmas, my husband always made sure i had a gift.  one year it was a stuffed animal that i still have! one year it was a silk scarf. so, i don't believe this guy that he is "trying to get ahead". that is such a load! i'll take my husband anyday over this one. he has alot to learn!!
 
March 28, 2006, 1:27 pm CST

I think

I think that Christy is just wallowing in her own misery, she must like it if she is sticking around.  There are plenty of options out there for women nowadays, I think it's just pitiful. 

 
March 28, 2006, 1:31 pm CST

Better to laugh than cry

Quote From: daktari

I am stunned that as Christie is explaining how incredibly insensitive her husband is when showing his love, that she's actually smiling and laughing after 4 years. Hope he really listened. And I hope for her sake she stands up and realizes that she's worth it too. I certainly find nothing funny about it. Poor girl.

Christy's clearly a lot more mature than her husband and, despite this issue, likes being married to him.  We didn't see the whole picture and I'd bet that she has good reason to be.  Rather than grieve about the problem she's found a way to laugh.  Good for her!   

  

Hubby, it looked to me like you got the point.  Shape up, show your wife that you love and respect her and, for God's sake, what were you thinking when you gave presents to ex-girlfriends??????  Apologize, get your head out of your, uh, donkey, and fly right! 

 
March 28, 2006, 2:18 pm CST

selfish

He is so selfish with his money he think of his son and himself first before his wife, His wife should be first..He sure is going to be lonely if he keeps it up.. women needs things  too.
 
March 28, 2006, 2:33 pm CST

Thrift run amok

I'm the first to say how much I admire thrift and frugality. My husband and I budget almost every dime and it's worked to our advantage. The only debt we have is his school debt and the house payment we are about to take on. 

  

However...there's also anothing thing I admire and that is the ability to enjoy life while you can. The saying, "You can't take it with you" is still true.  

  

It doesn't look like Christie and Joel are hurting in the finance area, thanks to their thrift. Would it ruin his portfolio to buy her a card? Or take her on a romantic picnic at a local park? Buy her a CD she likes (since he has no trouble buying them for himself)? These are not expensive gifts. It's more the effort that goes into them than anything else. 

  

I agree that money and gifts are not everything. But a wife does like to feel special to the man she loves from time to time.  

 
March 28, 2006, 2:34 pm CST

EXACTLY!

Quote From: morphaiea

Christy's clearly a lot more mature than her husband and, despite this issue, likes being married to him.  We didn't see the whole picture and I'd bet that she has good reason to be.  Rather than grieve about the problem she's found a way to laugh.  Good for her!   

  

Hubby, it looked to me like you got the point.  Shape up, show your wife that you love and respect her and, for God's sake, what were you thinking when you gave presents to ex-girlfriends??????  Apologize, get your head out of your, uh, donkey, and fly right! 

They seemed like a happy couple besides this one point. People can have worse faults then his. My husband isn't perfect, he snores like a bear and we rarely sleep in the same room anymore. I just laugh it off because it's easier then being upset about it. Life goes on.


 
March 28, 2006, 2:36 pm CST

03/28 Money Hungry

Quote From: kv1056

 i feel really bad about this couple.  it is one thing to be thrifty - but if he spends money on himself before his wife, i see where his priorities are!! my hubby and i have been married for over 32 years and the first years, we were as poor as church mice! but every birthday, anniversary, christmas, my husband always made sure i had a gift.  one year it was a stuffed animal that i still have! one year it was a silk scarf. so, i don't believe this guy that he is "trying to get ahead". that is such a load! i'll take my husband anyday over this one. he has alot to learn!!

I don't know what this couple's financial situation is but there is something to be said for being responsible with money.  This guy may be overboard on frugality but having enough savings to be secure has value, too.   

  

When we were first married we were very poor too-I was still in university and my husband was hardly earning anything as a resident.  Our first Christmas, my husband bought me a lovely string of real pearls. On credit. ~Grin~ after I figured out how to work the payments for the pearls into our already strained budget, I told him as gently as I could to never do something like that on his own again. 

  

I think  the real problem is that they didn't decide their financial goals and budget together. He isn't her daddy, he is her husband.  They need to negotiate a financial plan they both like. 

 
March 28, 2006, 2:45 pm CST

03/28 Money Hungry

Quote From: ddgirl

I just finished watching the episode that hate the mom locking her room to do webcam shows for money.  

  

I am also in the same line of work as her, and I can relate to why the business of webcam is so hard to stop, and so hard to even put off for alittle while.  Since all you need is a computer, high speed, a webcam or camcorder, and you can making a fist full of cash in minutes after being set up and advertising  

  

there is tones of webcam sites out there they are hiring webcam models male or female or other (TS or TV) on daily basis. for me is was my VERY first job or source of income and in a very short time I was able to move out and support myself I only 18 years old, 3 years later I am still making a comfortable living from webcam shows, phone with webcam shows, and having my own website.  

  

and YES ! the money is addictive especially if you are canadian making us dollars with almost next to know effort.  

  

But for me I have a positive goal to why I work as webcam model. I want to go university but my parents are no support what soever, so for me to get it done I have to any means nessary and being a webcam girl is 10000000% better then being a stripper in a strip club, or escort aka hooker.  

  

I rather log on my webcam, and never no psychial or personal contact with customers then actually see them face to face. Since the busines is 99% maniplulation that is where you as the model have all the control. and yes it might distory familes and maybe even put a strain on other people financially.  

  

but with the way the job market is. there is very little options for new comers starting out on their own with no financial support to get help, no every has a mommy and daddy who cares about them. and not every has a trust fund, or has a grandma or grandpa about to die and leave them money,  

  

and since the new generation is soo sexualltiy liberating, you can pretty much see 1 in 5 teenages 18 and over getting ready to jump in the webcam career, and yes I say career because you deal with sales, promoting, marketing and keep customers and gaining new customers.  

  

but if you in it for the wrong reasons you will never have a positive goal to pull you back out like school, a car or a house or even retirement.  

  

All these shows are constantly showing the negative things about internet porn bbut not one has a person on there doing it for a positive reason even there is a few out there that treat it like a business, and do not let it become soo far that is ruins thier lives or thier lives of people around them. 

You are only 18 years old and you have no idea what turns your life will take.  Once you send  images out on the internet, you have lost control of them and they can come back to bite you pretty hard.  Can you imagine a potential employer or a co worker seeing those images once you have graduated and trying to live as a professional? 

  

I'm Canadian, too.  My folks couldn't help me go to school because they had 7 kids and yet I earned my my law degree.  I did it by working full time for 4 months in the summer and part time during school and by getting student loans. It is possible to do it without putting yourself in the position you are in. 

 
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