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(Insider)   The woman who married the guy who was complaining about spending 600 bucks a month on dates shares her side of the story   ( divider line
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484 clicks; posted to Discussion » on 05 Oct 2022 at 10:53 AM (25 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2022-10-05 9:20:17 AM  
7 votes:

bostonguy: Wait, what we see on social media is not true?


I bet you're not even from Boston.
2022-10-05 11:46:37 AM  
7 votes:

bostonguy: Wait, what we see on social media is not true?


My ex-husband had actually crafted a strong personal brand by flooding everyone's timelines with content about his undying love for me. He was a textbook "wife guy."

If a person spends all his time saying on social media that he is X, then he is almost always Not-X.

And with that, I will now reveal to Fark that I am actually Derek Jeter.
2022-10-05 9:03:29 AM  
3 votes:
Wait, what we see on social media is not true?

2022-10-05 12:14:48 PM  
3 votes:

BeesNuts: mcmnky: Gramma: "There's no female equivalent of a wife guy - you don't hear the term "husband chick.""

This 'article' is the first time I've heard the phrase "wife guy".

They both sound insufferable.

WTF is a wife guy? The phrase is linked in TFA, but it goes to some article about the Try Guys, who I never heard of until a few days ago when they "leaked" some "story" about one of them cheating which is "news" even through it's a pretty transparent attempt at marketing, which I guess worked because I now know the phrase "Try Guys".

After some additional reading, I think it's a term cooked up by guys who are trying to make "being a good husband" cool or something.  Like, it's such a trope in American culture that married men *resent* their marriage that these guys felt the need to emphasize that they not only value their marriages, but also that they make it a pillar of their personality.

It also seems like most of the guys who were trying to make that a thing were actually bog-standard internet clout-chasers and when people make some virtue the sum-total of their identity it is usually a sign of either deep insecurity or cover for a guilty conscience.

And this marriage sounds like it was doomed from the start.  Like it was built on a foundation of never seeing one another.

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"I take care of my kids!"
2022-10-05 1:54:37 PM  
3 votes:

sxacho: Is that a picture of the author? Did they get married when she was 2 years old? Eww

It's not often you see a 12-year-old with crows feet.
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2022-10-05 11:29:51 AM  
1 vote:
$600 a month?  That's a lot of date cake.   >>>>>  FOOD THREAD
2022-10-05 12:26:37 PM  
1 vote:

grokca: bostonguy: grokca: bostonguy: Wait, what we see on social media is not true?


I bet you're not even from Boston.


Still not convinced, everyone hates the Yankees.

A "regular" coffee should come with cream and sugar.
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