Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun answered Darren Wolfgang's question

Why should they buy food for the household?
They are buying the food for themselves and their child.

As far as helping pay for utilities and rent - yes, they should pay their equal share.  If they are no longer doing so - send them a 3-day notice to pay or vacate, just as if you are … Read more

Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun thanked PJ Stein's answer

Walt is it right. If she is complaining about others to you, that is fine and normal. It means she feels safe enough to let you see her vulnerable side. It is part of being in a meaningful relationship.  If you can't deal with that then walk away from the relationship. You are too immature … Read more

Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun voted up PJ Stein's answer

Walt is it right. If she is complaining about others to you, that is fine and normal. It means she feels safe enough to let you see her vulnerable side. It is part of being in a meaningful relationship.  If you can't deal with that then walk away from the relationship. You are too immature … Read more

Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun answered Phil Robin's question

If she is taking her anger with other people out on you ... By yelling at you or calling you names, etc ... That is not "venting".  It is a form of emotional abuse.

If she is "venting" by complaining about other people to you, that is a normal and healthy way for her to deal … Read more