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Dad Thinks He Should Take and Keep a Percentage of His Son's Wages from His Paper Route


When you get your first job, usually as a teenager, you can't wait to make actual money that you earned. It feels really good not to have to ask your parents for money for lunch or movie tickets or CDs (OK, so I'm dating myself!). Could you imagine if you got your first job ever, a part-time gig just to make some spending money, and then your parents, who didn't actually need the extra income, wanted you to give them some of your spending money? 

Wouldn't feel great, would it? One dad recently posted to Reddit's "Am I the A--hole?" because he was confused why his wife and son were upset that he'd want to take part of his 13-year-old son's earnings from his paper route.