Financially Irresponsible Parents: She Is Fed Up That They Keep Borrowing From Her And Are Always Late In Paying Back

The Situation

“My parents borrow anywhere from $600 to $1000 a month from my partner and I. They pay the money back every month but then borrow it again the next month. It is a constant cycle that has been going on for almost 4 years.”

The Financial Burden

Grace notes that she is fine with them borrowing money, however because they sometimes pay late, she has had to make late payments to mortgages and car payments.

The Dilemma

“They are on a very fixed income yet still spend money irresponsibly,” says Grace.

Others Weigh In

One person said, “Your parents should spend time with their grandchild regardless, and they should also ‘help’ you because they love you. These things are not transactional.”

Others Weigh In

However, other people say that she should be grateful and continue to let her parents borrow 1% of their income. One person said, “Your parents watch your offspring and live on a fixed income.