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Old 08-12-2011, 11:19 PM
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I think you're overthinking it.

First, very likely he asked a friend what he should do, and the friend told him, exactly as I would, to let the kids pick out a gift they would enjoy using with their mum.

Second, if he's content to live on peanut butter lunches so he can buy something for his kids, more power to him. I have a friend who spends more on booze and pot, and then says they can't afford to take their kids on a playdate with mine to a comic convention or an amusement park. He earns a certain amount, he pays his bills, he spends his money on what he chooses after that. Don't get caught up in it.