starvation corner
 n.— «The man is immature, selfish, unloving, faithful and no bargain no matter how you look at it. He has relegated you to a starvation corner.…He gives nothing of himself.» —“‘Good Provider’ Who Gives Nothing of Himself Is No Gem” by Ann Landers Hartford Courant (Connecticut) Dec. 13, 1984. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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