Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Does It Always Have To Be Fair

shopping girlsDear Mike & Liza,

I just did back to school shop­ping with my kids.  I have a girl in High School and a boy in Jr. High.  I spent about $300 on clothes and acces­sories for my daugh­ter.  My son only got about $100 worth of jeans, shirts and new sneak­ers.  My hus­band says that’s not fair and I need to make it “even” some­how.
The truth is, my son would wear the same jeans and t-shirt every day and never think twice about it.  High School girls are dif­fer­ent.  They put a tremen­dous amount of time, energy and emo­tion into their “look.“
I don’t think it has to be fair.  Am I wrong?

Becky, Pocatello



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