U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Relationships
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
 
Old 10-08-2010, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Arlington, VA
5,412 posts, read 1,809,084 times
Reputation: 916

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by kshe95girl View Post
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.
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 10-08-2010, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
23,440 posts, read 21,084,290 times
Reputation: 15560
Quote:
Originally Posted by betamanlet View Post
That's why they don't ask it for the answer, the ask it for the drama it creates.
Got it.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Highland, CA (formerly Newark, NJ)
6,183 posts, read 2,956,849 times
Reputation: 2150
Quote:
Originally Posted by betamanlet View Post
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.
Quote:
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.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:04 PM
 
16,623 posts, read 16,524,455 times
Reputation: 11597
Quote:
Originally Posted by onihC View Post
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.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Emerald Coast, FL
4,630 posts, read 4,881,823 times
Reputation: 7238
If she asks, "Do I look fat in this?", the answer should be "Yes." Why? Because then she can go shopping for something new!
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:29 PM
 
Location: Tucson
42,841 posts, read 60,282,450 times
Reputation: 22814
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaoistDude View Post
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!
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Emerald Coast, FL
4,630 posts, read 4,881,823 times
Reputation: 7238
Quote:
Originally Posted by sierraAZ View Post
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.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:42 PM
 
410 posts, read 253,073 times
Reputation: 246
I think a guy should be blunt and tell me the truth.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Tucson
42,841 posts, read 60,282,450 times
Reputation: 22814
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaoistDude View Post
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!
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-08-2010, 02:54 PM
 
440 posts, read 451,464 times
Reputation: 1426
Quote:
Originally Posted by twista6002 View Post
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.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $94,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Relationships

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2015, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 - Top