Is an expensive mojito on the path to legal trouble?
When I broke up with my boyfriend, he served me with papers. By Kim Gamble
Other than catalogs and bills, I rarely get mail. So I was delighted several months ago when I received an official-looking letter. For the few seconds it took to open the envelope, I held out hope it contained something good. It didn't.
The letter was from the Civil Court of the City of New York. My ex-boyfriend Todd was suing me.
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A few months before, my ex had sent me an e-mail I'd ignored, asking to be reimbursed for money he'd spent on a vacation we'd taken to India. He wanted more than $900 - a figure that included a few big-ticket items like hotel and spa charges, as well as a comical number of smaller expenses, like $22 for appetizers and $18 for a scooter rental. Aside from being petty, this seemed wildly unfair. During the trip, our mutual willingness to pick up the check was one of the only ways we'd resembled a healthy couple.Read More »from Would Your Boyfriend Sue You After a Breakup?