Originally Posted by mrEureka
Originally Posted by living_well
Originally Posted by nscriv
I don't think that she is completely withdrawn either. After coming across an article 'buyers, renters and freeloaders' she has many of the characterstics described under freeloader.

Of course she is a freeloader. That is exactly what a withdrawn spouse is.
Freeloaders and withdrawn spouses are not the same thing. Many withdrawn spouses are not freeloaders. One can emotionally pull out of the marriage for lots of reasons that have nothing to do with being a freeloader. In fact, calling your withdrawn spouse a freeloader can constitute a disrespectful judgement.

Yes, good catch, I should have said 'exhibits the behaviour of a freeloader'

3 adult children
Divorced - he was a serial adulterer
Now remarried, thank you MB
(formerly lied_to_again)