M’sian Girl Spends S$1,370 Of BF’s Salary In 2 Weeks On Food; Say It’s Not Enough To Sustain Her

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A question I often wonder but rarely keep track of sometimes goes like the following.

“How much do I spend on food every month?”

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I am guilty of eating extra meals or spending on ‘atas’ food sometimes though.

Then there are times where my parents make delicious homecooked meals and I can simply enjoy that.

Thanks, mom!

However, rarely do I know someone who spends over a thousand dollars on food in two weeks.

Your Wallet Bleeds From Reading This

Worst part, imagine if someone else spent that amount of money and it was yours.

A man took the chance to ask for relationship advice on UTAR Confessions regarding such a situation.

I know. It’s a confessions page and could be fake but check out this guy’s post.

#UC51558 自从有了女朋友后 和女朋友吃一餐打底也要Rm100, 一天3餐就用了300, 2个星期吃3餐就花了我一个月工资了。女朋友却吵着要和我分手,说我给她的不够多。我觉得人类很现实很可笑,难道要月入过万的人才有资格谈恋爱吗?📍 youtube : https://youtu.be/adpy4PuGizU

Posted by UTAR Confessions on Thursday, 5 December 2019

Rough translation time.

The man starts off by saying that ever since he got a girlfriend, he has been spending around S$33 on meals with her.

In one day, there are three meals, so he needs to spend about S$99 a day.

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People don’t even spend S$99 on meals per week sometimes!


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What’s worse is that this has been going on every day for two weeks.

With the power of math, you will probably realise that the dude has lost around S$1,372 on food alone.

The girl even has the audacity to threaten to break up with him because he apparently cannot provide enough for her.

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I think I should also mention that the amount mentioned above is all of the dude’s salary.

A quick note that if you date someone like this, they’re obviously gold-digging and you should break up immediately. It’s a huge red flag.


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Dissatisfied Comments

I mean, we know at this point “dissatisfied” isn’t the word you use to describe this situation.

Some were straight-up furious.

Image: Facebook (UTAR Confessions)

This one told him that even if he was rich, money shouldn’t be spent like that and even encouraged him to break up.

Hard agree.


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Image: Facebook (UTAR Confessions)

This comment was shocked by the amount spent per meal. They even asked if his girlfriend was the kind who ate gold bars.

With a slice of sass, I like it.

Most of the other comments were similar in nature, either telling him that he deserved better or that he should just break up.

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Look, there is nothing wrong with paying for your date’s meals once in a while. Heck, it’s a nice gesture!

But please remember that if they start to abuse that, you may want to reconsider a few things about that relationship.

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