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Old 02-12-2009, 08:53 AM
 
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I thought you were single....
Widower as of about a year ago. FWB offer was 15 years ago.
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Old 02-12-2009, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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Does anybody on here have one?
I don't have one.

though I could see where it would sound like an ideal friend to have.
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Old 02-12-2009, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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Totally a myth. People, unless they're sociopaths, generally get attached to people who are any type of consistent presence in their lives.

The FWB concept is a farce. It's also the hallmark of the very young/immature and the emotionally immature. Well-adjusted grownups have real relationships, they don't pick and choose certain parts of relationships. The majority of people trying to pull of the supposed "no strings" thing (which doesn't exist) are the emotionally stunted or damaged.
Wow, you are very opinionated.

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twice divorced well adjusted grown up turned emotionally stunted sociopath
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Old 02-12-2009, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Whiteville Tennessee
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Wow, you are very opinionated.

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twice divorced well adjusted grown up turned emotionally stunted sociopath
My kind of woman!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-12-2009, 01:11 PM
 
Location: USA
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I've had FWBs with no problems at all.
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Old 02-12-2009, 03:34 PM
 
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I agree with the bolded part. I don't know what you are talking in regards to your first paragraph.

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Totally a myth. People, unless they're sociopaths, generally get attached to people who are any type of consistent presence in their lives.

The FWB concept is a farce. It's also the hallmark of the very young/immature and the emotionally immature. Well-adjusted grownups have real relationships, they don't pick and choose certain parts of relationships. The majority of people trying to pull of the supposed "no strings" thing (which doesn't exist) are the emotionally stunted or damaged.
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Old 02-12-2009, 03:35 PM
 
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so you think ....

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I've had FWBs with no problems at all.
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Old 02-12-2009, 03:36 PM
 
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If you are twice divorced maybe you've learned you are "relationship" "challenged" , not everybody can be good at everything.

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Wow, you are very opinionated.

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Old 02-12-2009, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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If you are twice divorced maybe you've learned you are "relationship" "challenged" , not everybody can be good at everything.
LOL. This may be true, but remember the divorce rate in the US is what, 50% so Im definately not alone.

I have learned that
relationships indeed are complicated and take work, compromise and sacrifice.
It takes two people to make a relationship work
and men generally suck the life right out of ya
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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I had one, we don't anymore but we're actually really good friends now. We hang out all the time.
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