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Old 16.08.2011, 22:15
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Can somebody enlighten me on the above please, thanks.
single when married.

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married when single.

the grass is always greener...
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Old 16.08.2011, 22:17
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Alas, always seemed to much trouble for me.

Now, a bunch of submissive chicks into S&M on the other hand...
... crawling up to their master from the bottom of the bed?

And you tell me a harem would be too much trouble?
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Old 16.08.2011, 22:20
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... crawling up to their master from the bottom of the bed?

And you tell me a harem would be too much trouble?
I guess that I find a "harem" to be an order of magnitude larger than a "bunch"!

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Old 16.08.2011, 22:20
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Re: Do you prefer being married or single. Why?

I absolutely adore being married (10 years this year) and I don't miss anything whatsoever about being single.

I was never really happy as a single person - alone I felt quite awkward, insecure, and, well, lonely and useless really. I'm quite envious of people who are happily single as it's something I never mastered. I like being alone - as in sitting in my lounge reading a book for a while, but I prefer being with others most of the time. And I don't like the idea that nobody is really caring all that much about me it's that Bridget Jones "died alone and eaten by wild dogs" feeling.

I can't speak well about living with someone either though. But that's probably since I was badly hurt in a living together situation - I was very happy and settled, but he apparently wasn't (unbeknown to me) and he decided to end it overnight and then I had nowhere to live - having been here for not very long at the time (and being a lot younger). Was one of the worst experiences of my life .... seriously.... was v. depressed I had some very dark thoughts.

I like the easy homey feeling of being married, of having someone to depend on and trust and someone to share with. Never having to worry about getting a date or going somewhere alone or having to sit through being chatted up by slimey toads.

I do miss things about being married without kids though - that was a special time when we were totally focused on each other. I guess the romance is a little lost, since the kids take up so much time. But it's not forgotten and it's still there, just that we don't have so much time or energy for it anymore (and no smutty remarks there please )

For me marriage is the absolute bees knees. Best thing I ever did. And my wedding was the best party I've ever been to .
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Old 16.08.2011, 22:21
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Of course, having a harem is the best of all ways of life for a gentleman.

My cousin Suleyman keeps a small household of 22 concubines. They are expensive to keep, but variety, as my cousin always says with a sly wink, really is the spice of life. He might have a Circassian girl on a Monday, an Epirot girl on a Tuesday, then a brace of Wallachian girls on a Wednesday. Thracians, being feisty, are good for a sweaty tussle, while the doe-eyed maidens of Serbia bring out the poet in him. At weekends, he sups with his boy and sleeps alone. A man must have his peace, after all.

I'd wager it took him a while to teach them all to make a decent cup of tea, though. It took long enough for me to train my one wife...
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Old 16.08.2011, 22:30
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FTFY - asked the question you really wanted to ask...
Erm, please do not put words into my mouth ... and I do not even know if the OP is Asian
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Old 16.08.2011, 22:36
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Erm, please do not put words into my mouth ... and I do not even know if the OP is Asian
Most people are from Asia, so she might very well be...
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Old 16.08.2011, 22:40
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Re: Do you prefer being married or single. Why?

However, at the end of the day, married or in a relationship is just better, in my experience.

Now, married or in a relationship, well, if you're not married your partner has no say if you are ill, and gets nothing if you die (in CH, other countries may differ). Is that fair?

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Old 17.08.2011, 08:59
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... crawling up to their master from the bottom of the bed?
Only if they're bringing a nice hot cup of tea that they've made.
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... crawling up to their master from the bottom of the bed?

And you tell me a harem would be too much trouble?
Most of your income would go on shoes and handbags.
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Old 17.08.2011, 09:13
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Re: Do you prefer being married or single. Why?

if you're single, nobody is cheating on you with that trashy harlot across town, or the maintenance man at the office, or....

But if you're married you have to pick up after your other half who eats everything in the house and stopped working out YEARS ago, and with whom sex has become utterly BORING (did I remember to pay the telephone bill?).

Ya I'm in the single camp on this one. But I still dream of happily ever after.
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Am happily married for almost four years, but sometimes i also miss being single. I have a very different character and background from my husband's family. So sometimes being married means I have to give in to some of his family members and not having things my way like when I was single
I think more than a marital status issue it is a personality issue, you have to define your boundaries. i can tell you I will not let anyone force me to do something I do not want to, of course you can choose to do something to be nice and accomodating to your in laws but if it means going out of my way to make someone else comfortable, I would not even do it for my parents..selfish? maybe...
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Old 17.08.2011, 10:35
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I gave up with mine. But after a few years, I'd trained the kids, so that was ok.

Twenty-one years of marriage so far and no sign of boredom or intention of quitting.
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Old 17.08.2011, 10:41
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Twenty-one years of marriage so far and no sign of boredom or intention of quitting.
Wow! She is tough!

What about you?
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Old 17.08.2011, 10:46
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I must admit, I was a huge flirt before I got married and I do miss that a bit
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But I do miss the attention of the opposit sex though...
Girls, girls... You are married, not dead!
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Old 17.08.2011, 11:19
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Girls, girls... You are married, not dead!
Try to explain that to the guys....
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Old 17.08.2011, 11:23
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Re: Do you prefer being married or single. Why?

In the words of the wisest German guy:

"When you are married, you can get your appetite outside, but you eat your gorgeous meal at home..." hihihi ^^
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Re: Do you prefer being married or single. Why?

getting married next year so I will let you know then!
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Old 17.08.2011, 11:43
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In the words of the wisest German guy:

"When you are married, you can get your appetite outside, but you eat your gorgeous meal at home..." hihihi ^^
In an ideal world, yes. However, in reality a lot of men (and women) still like to have a little titbit elsewhere ...
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Oi yow! That had better be a euphemism of some sort...
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In view of the clarification I rather think that had better not be a euphemism
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