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Old 10-08-2010, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Arlington, VA
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Seriously, I cant even imagine asking ANYONE if I look bad in anything.....thats why I have eyes! (and a 3 way mirror)
That's why they don't ask it for the answer, the ask it for the drama it creates.
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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That's why they don't ask it for the answer, the ask it for the drama it creates.
Got it.
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Highland, CA (formerly Newark, NJ)
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It creates drama.

If he says no, then she can be mad about him for lying

If he says yes, she can be mad about him for being honest.

Desire for drama is the driving factor.
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That's why they don't ask it for the answer, the ask it for the drama it creates.
You truly don't know anything about women.
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:04 PM
 
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I guess there are ways to tell this to your girl. A guy can be blunt or answer with honesty being careful how to say it. Still, it seems some women will feel totally insulted no matter what the answer ir (true or not). If the guy lied to her saying she looked just fine when in reality she was not or if he told her the truth saying she was fat indeed.

What would you (women) prefer to hear?

that's when you instruct her to remove her clothes so you can investigate. insist that there's no way to tell, with all that fabric in the way.

from there it becomes a win win situation.
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Emerald Coast, FL
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If she asks, "Do I look fat in this?", the answer should be "Yes." Why? Because then she can go shopping for something new!
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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If she asks, "Do I look fat in this?", the answer should be "Yes." Why? Because then she can go shopping for something new!
You must be a generous husband! Most would say "no" to prevent just that!
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Emerald Coast, FL
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You must be a generous husband! Most would say "no" to prevent just that!
Awww. I usually go shopping with her and help her pick out the most flattering items. She's frugal, and sometimes needs a little encouragement.
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:42 PM
 
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I think a guy should be blunt and tell me the truth.
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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I usually go shopping with her and help her pick out the most flattering items.
Wow, I'm yet to see a guy like you for real!
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:54 PM
 
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You truly don't know anything about women.
That's crap.

Betamanlet takes a lot of abuse on these boards but a lot of the time he's right on target. It's just that he's not PC and that bothers a lot of people. He doesn't worship at the shrine of womanhood and just blindly accept all the PC nonsense that goes around.
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