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Maxie the Moocher

My husband has a friend who lives off the kindness of others. Historically, he has been unemployed, constantly in crisis, codependant with his friends to join together to pay his way whenever he needs money. I can't stand this, and I have failed in my attempt to end the friendship between my husband and this charity case. Now it's Christmas and we argue over what gift to send him. I say, send him only a card since he never gives anything to anybody, he only takes. My husband wants to spend more than we can afford on the charity case because he's a friend, and my husband doesn't care if he gets anything in return. What can I do?

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