Why is it so many marriages go wrong?

Why is it so many marriages go wrong?

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Lt Col Walter H Taylor

Grand Blanc, MI

#22 Jul 10, 2010
sla wrote:
<quoted text> I am a man 68years old.
My wife is 63,
I was married at 21 years old, She was 16 years old,
And no we did not have to get married,
6 children, 11 grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren,
Both of us never drank,
We never really cared about matrial things,
We do have a nice home,
But to say its the womens fault is really stupid,
So I agree whit you,
We have been married (47) years,
Have, A, nice, Summer,
Most, notall broads, are no good gold diggers.
Dracut Retiree

Tewksbury, MA

#23 Jul 10, 2010
Lt Col Walter H Taylor wrote:
<quoted text>Most, notall broads, are no good gold diggers.
Well we can see your not a real Officer and/or Gentleman with talk like that!
Lt Col Walter H Taylor

Grand Blanc, MI

#24 Jul 10, 2010
Dracut Retiree wrote:
<quoted text>Well we can see your not a real Officer and/or Gentleman with talk like that!
Make me a grill cheese. Throw in a slice of tomato in there too
Dracut Retiree

Tewksbury, MA

#25 Jul 10, 2010
Lt Col Walter H Taylor wrote:
<quoted text>Make me a grill cheese. Throw in a slice of tomato in there too
I'll also prepare you a nice thick My-T-Fine Ex-Lax loaded chocolate pudding with real whipped cream, OK, Beetle Baily.
Lt Col Walter H Taylor

Grand Blanc, MI

#26 Jul 10, 2010
Dracut Retiree wrote:
<quoted text>I'll also prepare you a nice thick My-T-Fine Ex-Lax loaded chocolate pudding with real whipped cream, OK, Beetle Baily.
That is not appropriate in this forum. The topix for discussion is about bad mouthing women. Please stay on subject.
ROCKSTAR

Lowell, MA

#27 Jul 10, 2010
What really annoys me is the poor guys that have to pay alimony. I think that in this day and age, women can make just as much money as men. Why do men have to support women after the divorce?

Dracut Retiree

Tewksbury, MA

#28 Jul 10, 2010
Lt Col Walter H Taylor wrote:
<quoted text>That is not appropriate in this forum. The topix for discussion is about bad mouthing women. Please stay on subject.
I am on the subject giving males like you what you deserve. Real Men don't bad mouth woman, learn it Beetle!.
Lt Col Walter H Taylor

Grand Blanc, MI

#29 Jul 10, 2010
ROCKSTAR wrote:
What really annoys me is the poor guys that have to pay alimony. I think that in this day and age, women can make just as much money as men. Why do men have to support women after the divorce?
Good question
Nancy

Billerica, MA

#30 Jul 10, 2010
Marraiges don't survive because too often relationships are formed for the wrong reasons. Marraiges founded on getting high from drugs and alcohol together are doomed from the start.

A second huge problem is women usually marry for money. My fellow girls seldom marry the men they actually love.

A third reason marraiges fail is women let themselves go physically. Having children is not an excuse to turn oneself into a cow. Men are physical by nature and will leave his longtime beefy wife for someone younger and thinner. Ladies: watch what you eat, walk and exercise, don't let your appearance go. Take care of yourself and your loving husband will stay.

Sorry girls but worn out cow breeders get cheated on. It happened to all my girlfriends because they let themselves go. Most of their husbands check me out because I have taken care of myself. I dress nicely and have a nice hairstyle. I take care of my husbands needs and he is happy.
Wacky

Billerica, MA

#31 Jul 10, 2010
Nancy wrote:
Marraiges don't survive because too often relationships are formed for the wrong reasons. Marraiges founded on getting high from drugs and alcohol together are doomed from the start.
A second huge problem is women usually marry for money. My fellow girls seldom marry the men they actually love.
A third reason marraiges fail is women let themselves go physically. Having children is not an excuse to turn oneself into a cow. Men are physical by nature and will leave his longtime beefy wife for someone younger and thinner. Ladies: watch what you eat, walk and exercise, don't let your appearance go. Take care of yourself and your loving husband will stay.
Sorry girls but worn out cow breeders get cheated on. It happened to all my girlfriends because they let themselves go. Most of their husbands check me out because I have taken care of myself. I dress nicely and have a nice hairstyle. I take care of my husbands needs and he is happy.
Couldn't agree more. I'd guess 90% of my friends married for money. Of those marriages maybe 3 in 10 survived. Oddly in divorce they got the money they craved but are still unhappy.

To use your term most of my "breeder" friends had several children and now resemble the train I take to Boston each morning. Women love to gossip and I know which husbands are cheating. One of my best friend's husband asked my own daughter out. She is 25 and he is approximately 61. My daughter turned him down. The funny part is had my daughter been like my friend was 40 years ago she would have said "yes" but we raised her better than that.

A lot of women have screwed up their own lives.
MefromLowell7777

United States

#32 Jul 10, 2010
Good points. Its true
Reader

Simsbury, CT

#33 Jul 10, 2010
Simply put - they refuse to take my Father for walks upon the waters of my Sisterhood between her girded loins.

He is the only one that could ever keep them together - of course' when it comes to matters of Death or... even the Life of us Children who live with his sacrifice very comfortingly'

~~~~~~~~
So much easier without the dead following us everywhere we grow - doncha think so'
Nurse Nancy

Billerica, MA

#34 Jul 10, 2010
Based on what I have seen I would have to blame women for the high divorce rate. Most women are never satisfied. Friends of mine married for money and ended up miserable. Many cheated on their husbands and spent somewhat wealthy men into oblivion trying to buy happiness.

A guy will normally marry someone he is attracted to. Not true with women. Some women basically sell themselves to the highest bidder. A friend of mine was very stunning but never dated a good looking guy because she was looking for a rich guy. When she was 32 she married a guy 73. Guess what? She is now 52 and the old buck is 93 and still going. He had a young hottie for 20 years and she had NOTHING but an ugly old wrinkled bald guy from day one. Even if he were to die now she has already burned through most of the money and at our age nobody will want her. She was never happy but sold her heart for money.
Sk1ds

Lowell, MA

#35 Jul 10, 2010
Because women are more materialistic than ever and more demanding.
one-ans

Stockton, CA

#36 Jul 10, 2010
sla wrote:
<quoted text> I am a man 68years old.
My wife is 63,
I was married at 21 years old, She was 16 years old,
And no we did not have to get married,
6 children, 11 grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren,
Both of us never drank,
We never really cared about matrial things,
We do have a nice home,
But to say its the womens fault is really stupid,
So I agree whit you,
We have been married (47) years,
Have, A, nice, Summer,
I really liked your Post.
I once asked my father if he had ever thought of "cheating on Mom".
His very quick answer was "No, it wouldn't have made her happy".

Very basics of mutual love of respect.
sla

Dracut, MA

#37 Jul 11, 2010
one-ans wrote:
<quoted text>
I really liked your Post.
I once asked my father if he had ever thought of "cheating on Mom".
His very quick answer was "No, it wouldn't have made her happy".
Very basics of mutual love of respect.
Thank you very much. Your Father is a very wise and good person,
You and your Mother are lucky to have him.

Have, A, Nice, Summer,
Dracut Retiree

Tewksbury, MA

#38 Jul 11, 2010
sla wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you very much. Your Father is a very wise and good person,
You and your Mother are lucky to have him.
Have, A, Nice, Summer,
Excellent message sla! A happy marriage is very much a two-way street!

Have a good day!
Lt Col Walter H Taylor

Grand Blanc, MI

#39 Jul 11, 2010
Nancy wrote:
Marraiges don't survive because too often relationships are formed for the wrong reasons. Marraiges founded on getting high from drugs and alcohol together are doomed from the start.
A second huge problem is women usually marry for money. My fellow girls seldom marry the men they actually love.
A third reason marraiges fail is women let themselves go physically. Having children is not an excuse to turn oneself into a cow. Men are physical by nature and will leave his longtime beefy wife for someone younger and thinner. Ladies: watch what you eat, walk and exercise, don't let your appearance go. Take care of yourself and your loving husband will stay.
Sorry girls but worn out cow breeders get cheated on. It happened to all my girlfriends because they let themselves go. Most of their husbands check me out because I have taken care of myself. I dress nicely and have a nice hairstyle. I take care of my husbands needs and he is happy.
I agree with you. Women letting themselves go = Moooooo
Dracut Retiree

Tewksbury, MA

#40 Jul 12, 2010
Nancy wrote:
Marraiges don't survive because too often relationships are formed for the wrong reasons. Marraiges founded on getting high from drugs and alcohol together are doomed from the start.
A second huge problem is women usually marry for money. My fellow girls seldom marry the men they actually love.
A third reason marraiges fail is women let themselves go physically. Having children is not an excuse to turn oneself into a cow. Men are physical by nature and will leave his longtime beefy wife for someone younger and thinner. Ladies: watch what you eat, walk and exercise, don't let your appearance go. Take care of yourself and your loving husband will stay.
Sorry girls but worn out cow breeders get cheated on. It happened to all my girlfriends because they let themselves go. Most of their husbands check me out because I have taken care of myself. I dress nicely and have a nice hairstyle. I take care of my husbands needs and he is happy.
Are you able to tell us just when you fell in love with yourself?
LtCol Miyamoto Hironori

Grand Blanc, MI

#41 Jul 13, 2010
women need to love and OBEY

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