|Posted by bob dobbs on October 5, 2019 at 10:55 AM|
Description: Financial leeches are people who drain your financial resources.
1. Recognize that you have a leech on you.
It may be hard to recognize a financial leech because they commonly attach themselves by having a legitimate problem or issue that they need help with. The financial leech, however, remains with you after the initial problem was solved and may continue to (intentionally or unintentionally) create problems so they can continue to drain you.
2. Find out where it’s actually attached.
Identify how the leech attached itself to you. Trace back to the initial problem, determine whether it was remedied, and move forward from there. If the initial problem was solved, determine why the leech is still attached to you, and figure out a way to detach it as soon as possible.
3. Calmly inform the leech that you will no longer provide it with financial support and give it a deadline to be on its own.
A financial leech has no plans to remove itself from you and may actually think that it’s not attached; this is especially the case with adutolescents. Calmly inform the leech that you will not sustain their lifestyle indefinitely and that they will be on their own after a certain date. Hold firm to that date (see note below) and make their living off of you as uncomfortable as possible.
4. Once the leech is detached from you, get rid of it immediately, as it will try to reattach itself.
The financial leech may “try” to get back on its feet after you have removed it. Make sure that the leech understands that you will not be providing it support, and under no circumstances should you give the leech any free or discretionary money. If the leech begins to struggle, point it to resources for it to support itself, but under no means should you become that resource. Note: remember that having the leech live with you is draining finances from you, as you will be paying for utilities and buying groceries.
A financial leech will feed on you for as long as it can or until it finds someone else to provide a better standard of living. At that point, it will move on, as your money has provided it with its standard of living for several months or years.
Financial leeches that are removed poorly will find a way to reattach themselves. Successive attempts to remove financial leeches become increasingly difficult, as their debt and expectations have increased while your finances have decreased, and your support has only made them less capable of taking care of themselves.
The relatively small amount of money drained by the financial leech will initially not bring about your financial ruin. You will recover your money and manage to get back on your feet within a few months. The aggregate effect of many financial leeches, or one leech that has drained you for too much for too long, may cost you your financial stability and may lead to bankruptcy, unemployment, and depression.
Financial leeches require a relatively stable, financially secure person to attach themselves to. Less dependable hosts do not provide the standard of living they are looking for and will not be able to support them for the long-term.
Financial leeches are incredibly perceptive and can sense whether a person has both enough money to help them and the disposition to do so. Avoid flagrant displays of wealth or income and be careful who you disclose your financial success to.
Real leeches only thrive in very specific parts of the world, and they actually aren’t that hard to avoid. The human leeches, though, thrive world-wide and can be far more dangerous to your flourishing than the squirmy kind. If you every feel yourself being drained, take a step back and figure out if you’ve got a leech. If you do, remove that sucker and move on!
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|Posted by bob dobbs on September 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM|
We who are christians are under the new covenant and false preachers and teachers will drag you back under the old covenant..dont listen to them..they fleece the sheep who dont read the book..if they mix old with new its also another red flag theyre false...just read the new testament.apostle paul wrote that the old covenant was obsolete..ill take his word over any modern preacher/teacher who mixes the 2 ,dont confuse yourself by reading the old testament.the new covenent is only mentioned once in the old testament in Jeremiah 31:33, NIV. "This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time," declares the Lord. "I will put My law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be My people."[.focus on the now...the new covenant,its all about jesus and nothing else or youre being duped.
|Posted by bob dobbs on September 12, 2019 at 7:35 AM|
i looked up license in my bible..its not there, i looked up the word "vote " its not there,so weve got 2 man made rules for life..get a marriage license and vote for the spiritually dead, i live in a common law state where you dont need a license to get married..just saved 100 bucks right there ..no need for a justice of the peace and the bible says pay your taxes..nothing about voting in there...what do these 2 man made rules have in common....man made them..so check out the book before doing something the world says you must do this or your a terrible person...wrong wrong wrong.