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2012-07-30 12:06:52 AM  
i just don't get it. I mean the divorce fifty years ago. But then again, i don't get a lot of things.
 
2012-07-30 12:17:09 AM  
Stupid tag missing, Subby?
 
2012-07-30 02:49:10 AM  
Only a damned fool marries the same broad twice
 
2012-07-30 02:53:36 AM  
Apparently Alzheimer's does a hell of a job scrubbing out the old memory banks.
 
2012-07-30 02:55:29 AM  
Back then he wished he could climb right through the telephone line and give her all the love so she would still be his.

Yeah yeah
 
2012-07-30 02:55:39 AM  
Mom? Dad?!
 
2012-07-30 03:02:50 AM  

Kevin72: i just don't get it. I mean the divorce fifty years ago. But then again, i don't get a lot of things.


When I took Psych 101 a few years back, one of the last things the (awesome) prof told us was that men, after about age 55, often exhibit drastic changes for a lot of things like cigarettes, alcohol, etc. A man who's smoked for 30+ years can suddenly decide to stop and he really does stop.

I personally think this behavior change extends to romantic relationships, because after my mom died, my dad spent fifteen years single and not looking to remarry. Then suddenly last year, he decided he wanted to remarry and first thing he did was imprint his affection on one of MY friends (she's in her mid 30s, he's not far off from 70). After she whole-heartedly rejected him, he began internet dating and four months later met his now-current wife.

Love's a funny thing, and while I hate looking at it this way, I believe it's at least partly based on age and brain chemistry...
 
2012-07-30 03:12:38 AM  
Hmmn... I think this is the reason why some men are afraid of marriage. I do not agree with them though.
 
2012-07-30 03:21:47 AM  
But do they both like pina coladas?
 
2012-07-30 03:43:04 AM  
Things not to put your dick in:

1. Crazy
2. The ex
3. A blender

In that order.
 
2012-07-30 04:05:15 AM  

Smeggy Smurf: Only a damned fool marries the same broad twice


FTFY
 
2012-07-30 04:08:17 AM  
Staying single for the same reason I don't watch a lot of reality shows. If I wanted drama, yelling, swearing, uncontrolled anger, I would have stayed married.
 
2012-07-30 04:50:11 AM  
They both finally figured out they couldn't do any better.
 
2012-07-30 04:52:09 AM  
She probably just wants to keep her number down.
 
2012-07-30 05:30:48 AM  
I knew it would have a happy ending.

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2012-07-30 07:23:58 AM  

ladyfortuna: Kevin72: i just don't get it. I mean the divorce fifty years ago. But then again, i don't get a lot of things.

When I took Psych 101 a few years back, one of the last things the (awesome) prof told us was that men, after about age 55, often exhibit drastic changes for a lot of things like cigarettes, alcohol, etc. A man who's smoked for 30+ years can suddenly decide to stop and he really does stop.

I personally think this behavior change extends to romantic relationships, because after my mom died, my dad spent fifteen years single and not looking to remarry. Then suddenly last year, he decided he wanted to remarry and first thing he did was imprint his affection on one of MY friends (she's in her mid 30s, he's not far off from 70). After she whole-heartedly rejected him, he began internet dating and four months later met his now-current wife.

Love's a funny thing, and while I hate looking at it this way, I believe it's at least partly based on age and brain chemistry...


ladyfortuna: Kevin72: i just don't get it. I mean the divorce fifty years ago. But then again, i don't get a lot of things.

When I took Psych 101 a few years back, one of the last things the (awesome) prof told us was that men, after about age 55, often exhibit drastic changes for a lot of things like cigarettes, alcohol, etc. A man who's smoked for 30+ years can suddenly decide to stop and he really does stop.

I personally think this behavior change extends to romantic relationships, because after my mom died, my dad spent fifteen years single and not looking to remarry. Then suddenly last year, he decided he wanted to remarry and first thing he did was imprint his affection on one of MY friends (she's in her mid 30s, he's not far off from 70). After she whole-heartedly rejected him, he began internet dating and four months later met his now-current wife.

Love's a funny thing, and while I hate looking at it this way, I believe it's at least partly based on age and brain chemistry...


I'm big on believing brain chemistry plays a bigger role than we realize, so I'm in bed with on the same page with your professor.
 
2012-07-30 07:27:59 AM  
85? Sounds like somebody needs to be put on someone's insurance.
 
2012-07-30 07:36:50 AM  
Oh good Gosh the dick Adam in the comments. Why do people always feel the need to mess up something that's just supposed to be simple and pretty.

I wonder why they got divorced in the first place and suddenly what ever it was, is no longer an issue. But I'm glad the two of them are happy.
 
2012-07-30 07:45:53 AM  
Seriously, what happens when you put your dick in crazy? Does she become like a piece of tape, you just can't get off your fingers? Or is it like a "Fatal Attraction" kind of thing?

Let's hear your, " I put my dick in crazy" stories.

/obviously never put dick in crazy
 
2012-07-30 08:17:08 AM  

Pick: Seriously, what happens when you put your dick in crazy? Does she become like a piece of tape, you just can't get off your fingers? Or is it like a "Fatal Attraction" kind of thing?

Let's hear your, " I put my dick in crazy" stories.

/obviously never put dick in crazy


It's because the crazy slowly gets all over you, and it's difficult to extract yourself from the situation. Crazy will...

-Pretend they are pregnant, or attempt to get pregnant (sabotage of birth control etc)
-Extreme jealousy
-Extreme neediness
-Presenting stories of events heavily biased in their favor to get friends and family on their side against you
-Victimization (sad stories of how others have wronged them, you get to be the next guy stories are about)
-Subtle and not subtle threats (white knight/male friends seeking to kick your arse)

That list can go on and on. However the magnitude of crazy is often directly proportional to the hotness. The hotter she is, the more crazy one will overlook or potentially put up with. Crazy is often really good in bed too. Otherwise no one would put up with crazy past the first emergence.

Additionally, and this is the terrible part...crazy doesn't realize it's crazy generally. So you can't even reason with the crazy. Now...some of this can be laid at the feet of youth. Most teenage girls are teh crazy to some degree (generally in emo areas). Crazy is adult taking this to a whole new level.

Worst thing is when a friend marries crazy. I have a good friend who did. When his youngest kid hits 18, he's out the door faster than you can say, "He'd run sooner but Florida would give the kids to the crazy".

That's why you don't stick it in crazy. It can be hot, and beautiful, but it gets all over you.
 
2012-07-30 08:18:32 AM  
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ugh old people sex - there now it's out
 
2012-07-30 08:20:47 AM  
*shrug* I was with a chick for 8 years, treated her farking amazing. Popped the question, she says yes, two weeks later gives the ring back and we break up. She decided she hadn't experienced enough dick yet (ie thought she could do better i guess). Year later shes knocked up, marries the guy, divorces 6 months later, and spends the next several years moving from shiat guy to shiat guy, all the while trying to get back with me. To this day she still randomly tells me she misses me and how her parents always bug her about getting back together with me.

fark you biatch, you made your bed, now lie in it.

/CSB
 
2012-07-30 08:24:22 AM  

JNowe: 85? Sounds like somebody needs to be put on someone's insurance.


My parents divorced in 1980. Mum keeps bringing up the idea that they should remarry so she can have his pension when he kicks off.
 
2012-07-30 08:25:05 AM  

Tristaria: I wonder why they got divorced in the first place and suddenly what ever it was, is no longer an issue. But I'm glad the two of them are happy.


Well she used to be all "but I poop from there," but now that she's had the colostomy there goes that argument.

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"But I used to poop from there."
 
2012-07-30 08:31:31 AM  

Lady Indica: Pick: Seriously, what happens when you put your dick in crazy? Does she become like a piece of tape, you just can't get off your fingers? Or is it like a "Fatal Attraction" kind of thing?

Let's hear your, " I put my dick in crazy" stories.

/obviously never put dick in crazy

It's because the crazy slowly gets all over you, and it's difficult to extract yourself from the situation. Crazy will...

-Pretend they are pregnant, or attempt to get pregnant (sabotage of birth control etc)
-Extreme jealousy
-Extreme neediness
-Presenting stories of events heavily biased in their favor to get friends and family on their side against you
-Victimization (sad stories of how others have wronged them, you get to be the next guy stories are about)
-Subtle and not subtle threats (white knight/male friends seeking to kick your arse)

That list can go on and on. However the magnitude of crazy is often directly proportional to the hotness. The hotter she is, the more crazy one will overlook or potentially put up with. Crazy is often really good in bed too. Otherwise no one would put up with crazy past the first emergence.

Additionally, and this is the terrible part...crazy doesn't realize it's crazy generally. So you can't even reason with the crazy. Now...some of this can be laid at the feet of youth. Most teenage girls are teh crazy to some degree (generally in emo areas). Crazy is adult taking this to a whole new level.

Worst thing is when a friend marries crazy. I have a good friend who did. When his youngest kid hits 18, he's out the door faster than you can say, "He'd run sooner but Florida would give the kids to the crazy".

That's why you don't stick it in crazy. It can be hot, and beautiful, but it gets all over you.


I see that you met my ex.

You have everything on the list perfect, except the crazy hot or wild sex part.... I blame my own feeling of not deserving anything better at the time.

She did the "give me another chance".. then got pregnant from going off the pill without consulting me.

Took a good 2 years after I finally left to get full custody of the kids (yup, kids... I believed that I had to try and make it work).
 
2012-07-30 08:56:43 AM  
Our neighbors across the street were a woman and her somewhat troubled son. Every now and then he'd act out and I always assumed it was because of his parents' divorce. Dad would show up now and then, but it's not common.

One day there was a party at their house and I pointed it out to my parents. They said it was the couple's 25th anniversary. I said "She's not married." and my parents assured me that she was.

It turns out that shortly after the baby had been born he'd had an affair and moved in with his mistress. But they didn't believe in divorce, so they didn't divorce. And they absolutely felt an anniversary party was called for.

Then I understood why their kid was messed up.
 
2012-07-30 08:57:25 AM  

Kevin72: ladyfortuna: Kevin72: i just don't get it. I mean the divorce fifty years ago. But then again, i don't get a lot of things.

When I took Psych 101 a few years back, one of the last things the (awesome) prof told us was that men, after about age 55, often exhibit drastic changes for a lot of things like cigarettes, alcohol, etc. A man who's smoked for 30+ years can suddenly decide to stop and he really does stop.

I personally think this behavior change extends to romantic relationships, because after my mom died, my dad spent fifteen years single and not looking to remarry. Then suddenly last year, he decided he wanted to remarry and first thing he did was imprint his affection on one of MY friends (she's in her mid 30s, he's not far off from 70). After she whole-heartedly rejected him, he began internet dating and four months later met his now-current wife.

Love's a funny thing, and while I hate looking at it this way, I believe it's at least partly based on age and brain chemistry...

I'm big on believing brain chemistry plays a bigger role than we realize, so I'm in bed with on the same page with your professor.


Between genetics and brain chemistry we really have far less free will than we ever could imagine.
 
2012-07-30 09:13:24 AM  
So, get back together only to find out a week later why they divorced in the 1st place?
 
2012-07-30 09:13:27 AM  
They're going to Shuffle off to Buffalo!
 
2012-07-30 09:17:23 AM  
Waiting for the FOLLOW UP tag in a couple of years....

Did not work the first time, wont work this time....
 
2012-07-30 09:19:18 AM  
Wow, a number of you have issues with women.
 
2012-07-30 09:27:30 AM  
SharkTrager It turns out that shortly after the baby had been born he'd had an affair and moved in with his mistress. But they didn't believe in divorce, so they didn't divorce. And they absolutely felt an anniversary party was called for.

My husband and I separated in '02, when I was pregnant with our second child.

Eight years later we got back together amid much flowery language and impassioned promises.

Now he's in the process of moving out again because it turns out the shiat that didn't work back then still doesn't work now.

Still don't know if I'll actually get the divorce -- at least it keeps me from marrying someone else who is equally unsuitable. I tend to have poor taste.

Anyway, rambling aside, anniversary party people mentioned above are tacky.
 
2012-07-30 09:31:49 AM  
I only came here to say " Johnnie Mae Funderbirk" kind of made me chuckle...
 
2012-07-30 09:45:24 AM  
That's what happens when you have senile dementia.
 
2012-07-30 10:20:39 AM  
Why? Dementia is a helluva disease....
 
2012-07-30 10:35:27 AM  
My step-father was married for some 20 years or so to his first (and third) wife before he married my mother. He was married to my mother for about 20 years before they divorced. He married (his first and) third wife a few years later and they remained together until her death a few years ago. He's 80-something now.

My wedding (to my first wife) featured:

My paternal grandmother;
My mother and her third husband;
My step-father and his first & third wife;

Complicated. And all three of mom's husbands are named "Dave".
 
2012-07-30 11:45:07 AM  

Nidiot: Kevin72: ladyfortuna: Kevin72: i just don't get it. I mean the divorce fifty years ago. But then again, i don't get a lot of things.

When I took Psych 101 a few years back, one of the last things the (awesome) prof told us was that men, after about age 55, often exhibit drastic changes for a lot of things like cigarettes, alcohol, etc. A man who's smoked for 30+ years can suddenly decide to stop and he really does stop.

I personally think this behavior change extends to romantic relationships, because after my mom died, my dad spent fifteen years single and not looking to remarry. Then suddenly last year, he decided he wanted to remarry and first thing he did was imprint his affection on one of MY friends (she's in her mid 30s, he's not far off from 70). After she whole-heartedly rejected him, he began internet dating and four months later met his now-current wife.

Love's a funny thing, and while I hate looking at it this way, I believe it's at least partly based on age and brain chemistry...

I'm big on believing brain chemistry plays a bigger role than we realize, so I'm in bed with on the same page with your professor.

Between genetics and brain chemistry we really have far less free will than we ever could imagine.


I completely agree. Mid 1980s, Larry King on his radio program* mentioned a then new study showing if one identical twin was gay, they both were. That was the first time I heard it was possible that I was just born gay like born with brown eyes and it wasn't because I was a bad son or whatever whatever. That really pushed me over into respecting the nature side of the equation.

*when he continued to vow that he would never do TV because radio the listener can use their imaginations etc
 
2012-07-30 06:11:56 PM  

delphine: SharkTrager It turns out that shortly after the baby had been born he'd had an affair and moved in with his mistress. But they didn't believe in divorce, so they didn't divorce. And they absolutely felt an anniversary party was called for.

My husband and I separated in '02, when I was pregnant with our second child.

Eight years later we got back together amid much flowery language and impassioned promises.

Now he's in the process of moving out again because it turns out the shiat that didn't work back then still doesn't work now.

Still don't know if I'll actually get the divorce -- at least it keeps me from marrying someone else who is equally unsuitable. I tend to have poor taste.

Anyway, rambling aside, anniversary party people mentioned above are tacky.


It was freaking weird, and I'm amazed so many people went to the party. I always wondered if the mistress went as his date because they stayed together as long as I knew of them.
 
2012-07-30 06:12:39 PM  

Kevin72: I completely agree. Mid 1980s, Larry King on his radio program* mentioned a then new study showing if one identical twin was gay, they both were. That was the first time I heard it was possible that I was just born gay like born with brown eyes and it wasn't because I was a bad son or whatever whatever. That really pushed me over into respecting the nature side of the equation.


Not saying you weren't born gay, but it's known that is not a given when talking about twins.
 
2012-07-30 06:16:16 PM  

AngryJailhouseFistfark: My step-father was married for some 20 years or so to his first (and third) wife before he married my mother. He was married to my mother for about 20 years before they divorced. He married (his first and) third wife a few years later and they remained together until her death a few years ago. He's 80-something now.

My wedding (to my first wife) featured:

My paternal grandmother;
My mother and her third husband;
My step-father and his first & third wife;

Complicated. And all three of mom's husbands are named "Dave".


Thank God none of them are gay, because that would really ruin the sanctity of (multiple) marriage(s).
 
2012-07-31 11:39:52 AM  

HatMadeOfAss: AngryJailhouseFistfark: My step-father was married for some 20 years or so to his first (and third) wife before he married my mother. He was married to my mother for about 20 years before they divorced. He married (his first and) third wife a few years later and they remained together until her death a few years ago. He's 80-something now.

My wedding (to my first wife) featured:

My paternal grandmother;
My mother and her third husband;
My step-father and his first & third wife;

Complicated. And all three of mom's husbands are named "Dave".

Thank God none of them are gay, because that would really ruin the sanctity of (multiple) marriage(s).


Oh, absolutely. We'll have none of that homosexing. Nossir. That's an abomination and an affront to The Lord. Sure.
 
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