I Hate Cheap Men

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    Would This Bother Anyone Out There?

    My boyfriend has some good qualities, but this cheap thing is a real sore spot for me.  I grew up in a family where my dad would make a face if I asked him for a dime for a candy bar, my brother would give me flowers for my b-day that he had taken from the altar after a...
    Swedishgal Swedishgal
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Nov 6, 2009

    Cheap Men Ruin Your Credit And More

    I am married to the ultimate cheapskate. One Christmas he called my mother (we were well into our 30's, both had good jobs etc.) and he asked her to "chip in" on my christmas gift...a digital camera. Thankfully she declined. That is not the least of the stories....to...
    haditup2here haditup2here
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2009

    Mr. Stingy

    it was close to christmas and me and my bf were talking about what we would like to get one another for x-mas. i told him i would really like a pair of diamond studs, nothing too big, but a real pair. he could afford them because he worked 3 jobs and always had money and had...
    jerrica jerrica
    46-50, F
    30 Responses Aug 22, 2008

    Cheap Man?-keep Away !

    I came from European background,where women never pay.Your stories with 50/50 dont relate to me due to its out of space nature.Being absolutely generous woman and not materialistic,I expect the same from a man,and needless to say if that doesnt meet my expectations,he sees the...
    lolayes lolayes
    31-35
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

    Frugal Boyfriend

    going out with someone for 5 months -  Treated me to Florida Trip to his Condo. Left me there all day by myself with no food - it was cold and didnt return till 3:00  - I am sure he fed his stomach.  NO TV   NO INTERNET TO KEEP ME BUSY -  I didnt  say a word. I let it go...
    frp15 frp15
    56-60
    4 Responses Apr 17, 2012

    Aint No Joke

    The first time he asked me to lunch I was excited, he said he needs to pick up a few things at Costco's first. When we were done, I asked "where are we going for lunch?"  and he replied "oh....you mean your didn't fill up on the samples at Costco?  You can line up again...
    LMBYee LMBYee
    51-55
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2011

    Cheap Night!

    So by the time I was going back home I talked to my bf about the flight details, it was really late at night so he needed to pick me up around midnight. Thus he suggested to spend the night in the city and leave the next day when we would be well rested. I first thought it was a...
    Karenss Karenss
    22-25
    1 Response Jul 19, 2011

    Hypocrite With A Blog, Giving Others Advice

    Friday night, this dude, the author of www.normalisdead.com, is blowing up my cell phone trying to see me after 9pm, when his supposedly busy schedule is free. I say no, let's catch up with each other Saturday. Saturday, early afternoon, when I contact him to find out what the...
    WalterWardisFraud WalterWardisFraud
    36-40
    1 Response Aug 23, 2012

    The Biggest Cheapskate of All....

    .... would have to be my dad, or bob, as i've taken to calling him since he's been anything but a real dad. cheap, miserly, you name it. such an ******* that instead of giving his grand daughter veggies from his garden, he'd rather let them sit and rot. if he gave you 5 dollars...
    jerrica jerrica
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Aug 16, 2009

    This man really hurts me.

    I lived with him and pretty much did all the house work and also took care of other life issues. He would not spend $1 on me, literally a dollar. One day, we past this little gift shops and each of us picked up something. He was done first and I put one of mine items on the...
    lindahere2 lindahere2
    31-35, F
    Sep 6, 2015

    Never Taken Me To Dinner Or Anything That Costs $$

    I've been seeing a guy (supposedly I'm his girlfriend) for four months and not once has he taken me out to dinner, a movie or anything that might cost a little money or effort. We both work in an industry where we receive free tickets to shows, which is a nice privilege but is it...
    AlexDean03 AlexDean03
    31-35
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

    Cheapest Guy Ever.

    I dated this guy on our first date to the movies I wanted some iced tea he said but that is like $10 isnt it. It came to $8.12 I had to pay or thirst. Once I wanted to go for drinks he was too cheap to even take me out for one drink. He showed up with a cooler bag and said he got...
    FifteenDollars FifteenDollars
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2011

    I went one a date with this guy.

    ..had a feeling he suffered from cheapitis! But he pretty much topped everyone else that was cheap that I ever met. We went to a simple bar/lounge, at his suggestion. I didn't order much (a cobb salad)--since I was getting over a cold, and not that hungry. Well, he ordered a...
    MsShoeQueen2015 MsShoeQueen2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 6

    When I Was 17

    I dated this guy who was so into his car he spend over $400.00 on having the engine cleaned.  When my birthday came around he bought me this chinsy tiny garnet ring that was probably worth $49.99.  I mean I am not into money and big rocks but it showed me who and what...
    ivoryone ivoryone
    41-45
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2009

    The Cheapskate Got Me An Old Used Ring From His Co Worker,and Proposed

    I AM IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH THIS MAN OVER A YEAR NOW.A MONTH AGO HE PROPOSED TO ME,AND I WAS HAPPPY EVENTHOUGH THE RING WAS'NT A NICE ONE IT WAS ODD BECAUSE THE CASE OR BOX WAS MISSING .YESTERDAY I ASK HIM WHERE DID HE BOUGHT IT,AND HE TOLD ME ITS NOT NEW HE GOT IT FROM A CO...
    totlynblair totlynblair
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 13, 2011

    Cheap Doc

    I've been seeing a Dr for a year. He makes a very nice living. He is married with children. I am a single parent raising two young sons. I have paid for everything since I've been in the relationship. I get the hotel room so we can spend time together even. He tells me his wife...
    shpos shpos
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 11, 2012
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