Show Notes for Thursday, May 13, 2021


Dear John,

My husband and I have been working hard to make ends meet. We're both working extra hours to get ahead. I've sold some things and now he thinks he has to sell something, but I want to come up with a better plan. He still has the very first car he ever owned. It's not in the greatest shape now, but he and his father restored it together when my husband was in high school. His father has been gone for several years now. My husband has refused to paint it or do too much to it because he doesn't want to change what he did with his dad. Last night he told me he was going to get it all cleaned up and list it for sale. I really don't want him to do that. His dream was to give the car to our son when he was old enough. They were even going to work on it together like he did with his dad. I'm touched that he would do this for our family, but how can I convince him not to do this? I'm sure we will get by fine without this sacrifice. Any ideas on how I can show him that we can avoid this?

Signed – Grateful Wife

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