Practical Rules That You Probably Had To Follow Growing Up If Your Family Was Frugal

Each of us, as individuals, had a unique experience growing up. However, there are certain experiences that a lot of people have in common, especially if you shared similar circumstances.

These people on Reddit, who all grew up in low-income or very frugal families, came together to talk about the unspoken rules that were common in their homes.

We Sweat When We’re Alone!

person with hand on dial of thermostat turning it cold
Photo Credit: Ian Waldie / Getty Images
Photo Credit: Ian Waldie / Getty Images

“Air conditioning was only used when we had guests over.

“I lived in south Florida and didn’t know I could use the air conditioner without having someone over until I moved out of my parents’ home.” —Reddit / AwesomePossumID