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Off the clock, male client saw me looking at shoes on my phone & told me he felt bad for my husband. I quickly told him not to worry because I make plenty of my own money. What a dick.

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I feel bad for his wife.

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If he even has one. He sounds like he might naturally repel women.

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Unfortunately that’s not an uncommon joke among men who aren’t funny.

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I would've told him I make more than my husband! Also, long time account here - NEVER do anything private around clients, ever. Honestly. It's too risky. Never text your bf, don't IM on your laptop at a conf room while on a break etc etc. For this and many other reasons. They always sneak up on you

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My nephew came to my house (I’m the spinster aunt by choice) and he’s like why do you have so many shoes? 😂 I told him good question but I’m pretty sure I need them all.

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I second that. Does his wife run all her expenses by him? Sad.

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Best part is his wife was there

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You know everything you need to about their relationship...

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This is the kind of mentality that men control the household budget a la 60s that needs to be removed. Some men still feel this way, genuinely and your response was perfect. He’s an active contributor to our pay gap issue you his mentality . If we change minds, we can change results.

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My money, my closet, my shoes!!!

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Many years ago, a senior male colleague told me he was selling his apartment, and if my father was interested in buying me a place to live I should have him get in touch. I felt like shoving the expensive shoe I paid for myself straight up his ass.

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