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Does your dp have more than one job to support the family?

  • yes- more than 1 job

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Does your dp work more than one job to support your family?
 

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He does have more than 1 job. He works for the ER and the ambulance service here. But he works 3 days a week at the ER and 2 days at the ambulance. If he had to work any more than that, I think I'd go back to work.<br><br>
He also has an internet marketing business, but he is in a place professionally with that he doesn't do much regular work with it. But it is a source of our income.
 

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Just one job here!
 

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I voted other. He is in IT and only has one job. But, they offer him overtime to work on different projects at home. The extra money is nice, but sometimes I really wish he would not work at night and spend more time with his family.
 

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I voted other -- he has one 'official' job, but does work on the side for friends and paid home improvement jobs for family when he can.
 

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I voted only 1 job, because dh has 1 very good job, but we also raise registered bull/show cattle on the side. Right now it is only costing us money, but the goal is to make money from it someday <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">, and both of us put in alot of work every day for them.
 

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I voted other because I'm a single SAHM. My ex (who does pay regular child support) only works one job though.
 

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It would probably be unreasonable to expect someone who works 100 hours or more a week to take a second job. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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No he only has the one but he has mentioned before getting a part timer I don't see how that's possible though.
 

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1 job.<br><br>
I wouldn't dream of asking him to work 2 jobs while I stayed at home. He deserves time with the children, too, and we're both fully capable of working.
 

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I voted other, because DH works at one job to support the family, but during the spring and summer also umpires high school, Little League, and adult league baseball games.<br><br>
He gets paid for it, but I think he'd do it for free! So, it does bring in $$, but it's extra money, not money we need in addition to DH's salary.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Just one "job" but he does a little side stuff now and then.</div>
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Ditto. His side stuff is purely optional, though-- he does it for extra spending cash for himself, not out of necessity. Also because the side jobs are fun for him.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Just tho one. If we needed more money I would get a PT job so he can spend that time with the kids.</div>
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Mine works 2, but I have pleaded for him to let me work a PT job instead. Apparantly he can't handle ds for 20 hours a week. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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I chose other because DH studies full time and works part time. He gets 40% scholarship and 60%student loan.
 

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Just one, thank goodness <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Other.<br><br>
He works one full time job and I make about $1k a month doing childcare at home.
 
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