Anyone else self-employed or dp self-employed? Or rather, self-employed with random pay? Or maybe I am just needing to vent about dh being self-employed. I don't know, I'm pretty frustrated right now. It is the beginning of the month and we have no money. Ok, we have enough to pay the mortgage, but we will have nothing after that. We need groceries, to pay other bills, we have a weeks left of coal and have to order more, just found out the water pressure at kitchen sink is down to a trickle(worked fine last night). DD's 4th birthday is on the 10th. It is just so frustrating. I take care of bills and whatnot, but right now I wish I didn't because then I wouldn't know how tight we are. Dh last got paid beginning of jan, luckily I put feb mortgage aside, otherwise we wouldn't even be able to pay that! Dh works long hours, sometimes 6-7 days a week, which I usually justify by saying to myself that it will help moneywise with fixing the house, fabric for dipes, able to get kids enrolled in something, etc. But when he is working long hours and you aren't seeing any payoff, it is so frustrating. I am so used to living with regular paychecks, getting back into this self-employed thing is so hard.I'm doing really well as far as not taking my frustration out on him or anything which I have a tendency to do sometimes. I know we'll be getting paid, it is just a matter of when and I so so dislike paying bills late, and I am so afraid dh is going to want to use cc to pay for some things and I really don't like to do that.I will if we have to but it's just moving bills from one place to another, not really paying them. I don't know if anyone can relate but I think I just had to vent a bit. Thanks.
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2/2/05 at 2:11pm