That's gonna' cost you
No one ever said life was going to be fair, or even that it was going to be easy.
And while some of us may be luckier than others, each of us has to learn a major lesson the hard way from time to time. Of course, some of these lessons come at a much higher price than others.
People of Reddit were asked to share the most expensive life lessons they ever learned—whether due to their own choices or entirely due to happenstance—and you can bet you won’t be making any of these mistakes after reading through their responses!
All About the Benjamins
If a company promises compensation for moving across the country, get it in writing. (suestrong315)
If a company offers you anything, get it in writing. (xxbearillaxx)
Just get everything in writing (Noble-saw-Robot)
Sadly, that’s what it’s come to these days. (suestrong315)
Don’t rent out your house to a friend. (TooEarlyForFlapjacks)
Oooh, yes, I won’t ever make this mistake, though the damage is already done in terms of the relationship. I now think of this person as lazy and entitled, and completely irresponsible with money. I think that, even for good renters, owning vs. renting fundamentally changes your stake in a place (abqkat)
take care of your teeth (notamentalpatient)
you win – dropped several thousand for this reason. (ooo-ooo-oooyea)
This is not only an expensive lesson but a fucking painful and uncomfortable one. And it’s one that will never be properly fixed.
LOOK AFTER YOUR DANG TEETH AND FORCE YOUR KIDS TO DO IT TOO! (Tridian)