Money does buy happiness. But only for me and anyone with any sense. Money doesn't buy happiness only makes sense for someone trying to get your money from you without you putting up much of a fuss.
You don't resist handing your money over when
You get rolled.
I certainly do, but not as much as I used to. I resist. I avoid. I minimize. I have no problem keeping my money for my own desires.
Maybe you don't agree. You think you should give until it hurts. That is a man's job to be his brother's keeper, to make his wife happy, to give more than his fair share.
You agree with the saying...money doesn't buy happiness...even when the evidence that money does buy happiness is apparent with your good mood when you get a larger paycheck, or a better deal on something, or see your savings account grow or purchase something you really want.
Unless you were born into an extremely wealthy family who loved to spend money on you, you have had more than your share of the misery of lack. Maybe even periods of depression brought on by temporary poverty.
Money does buy happiness when you buy what you like.
A happier man purchases whatever he wants, whenever he wants it.
Unhappy men spend the vast majority of their money on other people and what other people say he should buy.
You are the one working aren't you? You are the one spending your time, your energy, your life making a living. You are the one attracting money to you. You are the one people are giving money to. You are the one accumulating resources.
It is all you.
Here is the Typical Man
I Did Not Even Use My Money For Myself When I Had It
Even before I was married I felt the guilt to avoid spending money.
stashed a large portion of my money into savings, stocks, bonds and
mutual funds for the future me and passed up lots of opportunities for
Instead of buying the cooler, more fun Ford Explorer, I settled for the the sensible Honda Accord.
Instead of renting a cool place in the big city close to the fun nightlife, I chose a cheaper place with nothing fun nearby.
I rarely bought the pricier clothes that I looked the best in. The rare times I purchased better quality I felt guilty for it and avoided wearing those items saving them for the future.
I did travel but on the cheap. I missed out on experiences I really wanted strictly because it cost too much. Eating cheap. Cheap hotels. Rarely letting loose and drinking a little more. I did not go on all the side adventures and tours. I certainly did not tip well.
Worst of all, I did not
travel as much as I wanted because I did not want to spend the money.
I did not even get my hair cut very often, looking shabby and unkempt.
Instead of spending that money on what I wanted I let it accumulate in my various savings and investments.
I used all this money to buy our first house. What I wanted to do was buy a very inexpensive house but my fiance insisted on a better place. Even though she put dime none into the deal. She said it was perfect and did not need any remodeling...she forced excessive remodeling onto me anyway...story for a different day.
I have not been able to accumulate anything close to that since.
Should You Continuously Deny Your Desires
Why should you continually denying yourself the things and experiences you desire most?
Why are you working, making a living, spending all your time and effort and not buying anything you want?
Will that make your happy?
It makes no sense because money does buy happiness.
It only makes sense for people to be poor so that someone can very easily take advantage of them.
It makes no sense, because it is not sensible. It only makes sense if you think poorly of yourself.
don't live that way anymore. I go to a lot of effort to make a living
and I want to see and experience buying what I want.
Caring for my children requires a lot of money. But along with taking
care of their needs and wants, I also consider my needs and wants. I
spend on all of us.
Besides, your children will grow up, make their own living and then buy what they want. If you give them everything when they are young they will no reason to create a better life for themselves.
You will they look to you as a model, they will feel the guilt to continue to deny themselves also. They will continue down the path of feeling guilt for doing what they want with the money they earn.
My kids see me buying the types of things I want now and how happy I am when I buy those things.
I earn money I buy things on my list. Each time I buy something I
really want, I enjoy it thoroughly and am so grateful that I was able to
cast off those old stupid, ideas of not
getting what I want.
I am enjoying my new life now.
Money does buy happiness each time I buy what I want like:
You only have now. You have to find a way to enjoy your life now. You need to be able to spend a good chunk of your money buying and experiencing things now.
He Seems pretty happy
When I was Married I
When I Got Divorced I
But I persisted in my desire to be free of her and for my happiness. Over time things fell into place for me financially.
Now I am free of child support and alimony.
Money Does Buy Happiness For Me. Today I
Money does buy happiness for me. Today I am doing great and I happily spend time planning for an even better future.