Bride-to-be is asked to sign a prenup that demands her to loose weight


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Bride-to-be is asked to sign a prenup that demands her to loose weight

While getting married can seem like the happiest moment to many, to others, it can be the start of a legal battle to make sure that everyone gets back what they brought to the marriage. Is it thinking ahead, or is it just expecting the worst? Whatever the case, one woman was left concerned after her fiancé put some odd demands in his prenup. She needed the internet’s help before she could put pen to paper.

Feeling confused


Getting married is supposed to be one of the happiest times of our lives, right? Many have dreams about the partner they will find and the wedding they have planned for many years. It seemed as though everything was going so well for one bride-to-be.
Feeling confused

That was until she was handed prenup that left her wondering what she ever signed up for. She needed legal advice and thought the internet was the best place to find it.
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Coming to an agreement


The woman started by saying that she is 29 years old, and her partner is 36. However, she had been handed a prenup that contained some pretty strange clauses, and now she wanted to know what to do. It turned out that her fiancé has spent many years learning how to become a successful neurosurgeon and had built quite a reputation for himself in the medical world.

Thankfully, the woman was all for a prenup and wasn’t surprised when her future husband handed her one before the big day. They had already agreed that it was the best thing to do.
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Seeking advice


Thankfully, the woman already knew that she needed to make sure that she read every point and made sure that both halves were getting their fair share from the marriage before she signed the paper.
Seeking advice

However, there was something that just didn’t sit right with her. She needed some help. The best bit? Her fiancé’s father was a lawyer and agreed to help her go through the entire contract. It appeared as though everything was going to plan. It wasn’t until her future father-in-law explained some of the points that the woman truly understood what she might be in for.
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The first of many


It turned out there were a handful of unusual clauses in the prenup that the woman had no idea about until she had been handed all the paperwork. They had agreed to sign the papers to make sure that neither of them got hold of the other’s possessions or income in case their marriage ended in divorce, but this seemed to be taking things to a whole new level.

One of the first clauses that stood out to the woman was one talking about infidelity. It stated that if she were unfaithful in their marriage, she would walk away with nothing.
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Hitting the gym


Things were about to get stranger. The woman continued to explain that her husband put in a clause that said that she needed to lose weight after they welcomed any children into the world. That’s right; any of those extra pregnancy pounds needed to be gone – and fast.

It appeared as though the groom liked his partner the way she looked and wanted to make sure that wouldn’t change. The clause stated that the woman would have to lose at least 30 pounds within the first year of welcoming their little one, even if she would find herself juggling life with a new baby.
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A stand-out point


However, there was one clause that appeared to stand out to the woman more than the others. It was one that spoke about what would happen after the woman gave birth. Apparently, it was labeled as “compensation for children clause”, but what did it mean?
A stand-out point

The woman needed it to be spelled out to her and asked her future father-in-law to explain. Now she had no idea if she should agree to his terms.
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Earning her paycheck


Apparently, the woman learned that the clause meant she would be in for a significant paycheck for every child they had together. That’s right; her fiancé was willing to pay out for every child they had.

This didn’t mean covering the costs of their care or anything the little one might need, but it was a wage for his future wife so that she felt as though she had earned something from having a baby.
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Needing help


The woman was worried about signing the prenup. After all, she had never seen one with so many unusual clauses, and she was worried that it wouldn’t stand up in court. She took to Reddit in the hopes that one of their legal subReddits would be able to help.

The woman was worried that asking for her future father-in-law’s help could hurt as he might want to make sure that his son got the best deal.
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Only certain advice


It wasn’t long before hundreds of people from across the internet gathered to share their advice. Amazingly, it appeared as though they all felt the same way. However, they needed to be careful. The woman was looking for legal help and not relationship advice.
Only certain advice

It seemed as though she had made up her mind about her marriage. She just needed to know if her future husband could make her stick to the clauses in court.
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Making things clear


Many wondered what would happen if the woman didn’t lose any weight. One commenter wanted to try and explain it in the best way they could. They believed the fiancé was trying to state that she would get nothing if she failed to lose 30 pounds in a year.

It appeared as though the groom was making it clear what he expected from the marriage and his future wife – whether people liked it or not.
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Making his bed


It looked like the groom was making things difficult for himself, thanks to the strange clauses that left his future wife feeling confused. It appeared as though the groom wanted to ensure that he got all the money he brought into the relationship, as well as keeping anything that was bought with his income if the pair ended up getting a divorce.

Sadly, clauses about weight loss and children could be enough to invalidate the entire agreement.
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Making things fair


If there was one thing that many people could agree on, it was the fact they wanted the bride-to-be to hire her own lawyer. They worried about what her future father-in-law could be trying to pull as he was so personally related to the prenup.

Plus, it seemed as though the prenup was only working in one person’s favor. The internet wanted to make sure the bride ended up getting her half of the deal, too.
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The other way around


Others started to question what would happen if the woman’s husband broke one of the clauses on his own. Would there be consequences if he was unfaithful? Would he have to maintain the same weight for the rest of his life? That wasn’t all.

Many people knew that anything could happen along the way, and the pair might have to find another way to start a family. These could all see the prenup become invalid.
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The bigger picture


Many people commenting on the post had been working as lawyers for many years, and it appeared as though this was nothing out of the ordinary. Apparently, many couples want to make sure they have all aspects of the future covered and don’t leave anything to chance.

However, it can be tough to plan for things that none of us have no idea how to predict. Sometimes, it can be better to focus on the bigger aspects instead.
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Proving the point


It looked as though there was one aspect that had many people talking: the infidelity clause. One New York lawyer wanted to give their opinion on the matter. While they might not have been a matrimonial lawyer, they had a lot of experience in the field, and they knew that it could be tough to find ways to prove that someone had been unfaithful.

After all, without physical evidence, it can be tough to tell if it’s just a rumor.
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Protecting the business


It turns out the woman in question isn’t the only one to reach out to the internet for a little help when it comes to prenups. However, this someone else wanted to know if they were in the wrong. It appeared as though they wanted a prenup before they ever got married, and their girlfriend was less than impressed.
Protecting the business

They started to explain how they had built a huge business for themselves and wanted to protect it.
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Trust issues


This was only the beginning. They continued to explain how they had watched many marriages start and fail throughout their family. Apparently, their parents had been married before their relationship ended in a bitter divorce that saw both of them trying to get back at one another.

The commenter had since been left questioning their thoughts on marriage and struggled to believe in trusting someone with half of your life – as well as everything they owned.
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Admitting their feelings


They explained how they had been with their girlfriend for three years, but had only just started to talk about marriage. Although they had been living together for a year and a half, they were still on the fence about whether they were ready to walk down the aisle.
Admitting their feelings

Apparently, their girlfriend didn’t take the news too well. She was worried that her partner didn’t trust her with their money, and a prenup was out of the question.
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Asking for help


Although the commenter explained that they always shared bills and payments between themselves, they were worried about what would happen if their relationship ended in divorce. It wasn’t that they didn’t trust their girlfriend, they just wanted to keep their possessions safe in case things headed south.
Asking for help

Now, they needed the help of the internet to find out if everyone else thought they were in the wrong or if they should stick to their beliefs.
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Seeing both sides


It turned out that most people were on the commentator’s side as they believed they had done the right thing by asking for a prenup. One person thought that the two people both had different ideas about what they wanted from marriage.

It seemed like the commenter had seen many marriages end in disaster and wanted to make sure they kept everything of their own, while it appeared their girlfriend wanted the wedding to be a sign of trust.
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Questioning the method


Another person spoke about why prenups can be a great idea for many couples. After all, some people have a lot of assets or have plenty of savings before they get married. They may soon find themselves handing half of everything over if the relationship doesn’t work out the way they planned.

However, some people were starting to question how the person went about mentioning the prenup. They began to worry if they had handled it in the best way.
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Taking their time


Many people wanted to praise the person who posted the question for the fact they had explained why they didn’t want to jump headfirst into marriage, as well as taking the time to talk about why they felt as though a prenup was a good idea.

It could have been easy to state that was how they felt, and nothing would change. However, they wanted both people in the relationship to be on the same page.
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On the same side


Although most people agreed with the points, they worried about how they told their girlfriend. Many spoke about how the person who posted the question could have brought up their feelings long before they moved in together, so they didn’t hurt their girlfriend’s feelings.

Even so, most people seemed to agree they had done nothing wrong, and people should always sign a prenup before they walk down the aisle. It seemed as though everyone thought the same thing.
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