Few topics bring out more intensity than money.
We all need it to survive, it radically affects our quality of life, and having access to more of it can change how others treat us.
When one family member climbs the ladder to a bigger check than another, it can sometimes create jealousy or tension.
AITA for telling my sister she’s poor because she’s lazy?
My (F27) sister (F28) and I sometimes attend these dinner parties with our old family friends. My sister always loves to insert snarky remarks about my financial status.
For example, I once brought a dessert that had saffron in it (I didn’t point this out, she did,) and she went on a whole tangent about how it must be nice to be able to be “privileged enough to afford expensive spices” while most families are struggling to put a meal on the table because of inflation.