A Day of Celebration

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A Day of Celebration

Postby CCR » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:39 pm

After 362 bi-monthly child support payments that consumed 35-65% of my income, the last one was made today.

I thought about a case of beer (I really don't drink) so I bought a chocolate cake instead.

I'm using the first few months of "saved" money to take the kids on a cruise.

Feels wonderful to be free of the system, which has been abusive and punitive.
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Re: A Day of Celebration

Postby defaultuser » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:43 pm


I'm happy for you. Enjoy the cruise. I'm sure it feels good.
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Re: A Day of Celebration

Postby stb_divorced » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:56 am

LOL choc cake! thats great - i dont drink much either.
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Re: A Day of Celebration

Postby Trevor » Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:12 am

Nice! After the cruise, keep the same amount going into savings or investments for improving your life and the lives of your kids. Rock on!
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Re: A Day of Celebration

Postby justlarry » Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:41 am


I remember that day too.

Took all the kids on an all inclusive trip to Punta Cana.

Was also going to get a tatoo. An American flag. Two meanings. I am a patriotic guy. The other was to represent MY freedom from court orders tying me to the NJ. I am not a tatoo kind of guy. After some thought I did not do it and I am glad at this time years later. Wrong reason.
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Re: A Day of Celebration

Postby hanzblinx » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:23 pm

Party on! I was planning a big party for when my alimony terminated, but it came early when she got remarried, so I had an impromptu block party with something like 14 pizzas.

Looking forward to the end of CS next, will take my kids on a trip, sounds like fun.
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