"Omg, I always put mine down the sink," said one shocked viewer of the video on TikTok.
Consumers are selling everything from guns and game consoles to jewelry and family heirlooms to pay for basics.
The cryptocurrency classes are for people living in the housing projects where the rapper grew up.
The post generated a conversation on Reddit with one person commenting on the bill writing: "God the U.S. sucks at health care."
"How could you even consider this?" Mumsnet users begged the woman not to "lend" her young son's savings to her ex, especially behind her child's back.
The woman's story has prompted people to share what they would do in a similar situation.
"Guys, this is not going away," farmer Holly Weilnau said. "Stop sticking your head in the sand and thinking, 'Oh, it's going to be okay.'"
The man purportedly asked his fiancé to buy him a $350 watch. When she refused, he made a scene.
The unemployed ex allegedly racked up over $12,000 in debt while he "sat at home smoking weed and buying more plastic figures," according to the woman.
"That's [a] two house mortgage depending where you live," said a commenter below the renter's video.
An employer that claims to "need a self-starter" really means that they offer "no training but still expect results," Gerstley said.
"You don't respect cleaning as a job at all do you? Sounds like you think she's just some skivvy," said one commenter.
She refused to give him any of the money and said "the inheritance belongs only to her"—so he's hit back
When she raised an objection, her relatives became "annoyed" and accused her of being too "picky."
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She insisted her and her friends splash out on a more expensive gift, only to then try and get out of paying altogether.
"Whoever said 'cheaters don't prosper' clearly didn't live in the real world," the man said.
"You obviously didn't think the dude was dumb enough to put his house underwater," one commenter wrote.
"I've been cost cutting almost everywhere except bare necessities," the husband said, adding that they had just $150 in their joint account.
While some viewers called the story "sad" and "heartbreaking," others were skeptical about cereal constituting the most affordable diet.
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"In NYC, Trader Joe's is definitely cheaper than other grocery stores," one viewer commented.