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View Poll Results: Do pets listen better than SO's/Husbands?
Yes - Animals are better at listening and obeying. 12 44.44%
No - Animals aren't any better. 6 22.22%
Other 9 33.33%
Voters: 27. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 04-28-2010, 03:55 PM
 
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Interesting how the word "obey" crops up in the poll. If you put the word "obey" in a poll regarding wives, well, My God.

I think, on the whole, it depends on the woman. Some women, just like some men, talk a lot and yet have absolutely nothing important to say.
If you take note of the word "obey" throughout this thread, there were only 3 people who used it: the OP (a male) in the poll, me (which was said jokingly, but quoted several times) and another female poster where the context of "obey" was in regards to her obeying/not obeying her husband not the reverse.
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Old 04-28-2010, 03:55 PM
 
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The they must view their marriage or relationship as master to pet.They seem mixed up to me on what a human relationship is and no wander they proably have experienced so many failures.
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Old 04-28-2010, 05:32 PM
 
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No, my dog does not listen any better than my dh. My dh does not listen as well as my girlfriends, but he tries.
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Old 04-28-2010, 05:35 PM
 
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Maybe they need to spend less time talking to their pets and more time talking to people. Or perhaps just less time speaking altogether.
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Old 04-28-2010, 07:24 PM
 
Location: southern california
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the certain kiss to death to any marriage---- listen to everything she says and immediately act upon it.
women dont always mean everything they say or want you to "do something" about it. many reasons why they brought it up other than action.
sometimes they just like to vent.
and at times do regret stuff they say when upset.
the hard part for the guy is knowing when she is just venting and when you do in fact need to take action.
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Old 04-28-2010, 07:53 PM
 
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I know a woman who says her husband is just like her dog. They both sit on the couch most evenings, break wind, and come running when there's food. Although she did say the dog's more affectionate.
Sounds about right. My dog is lazy, farts all the time, and only pays attention to me when I have food. Oh yeah, and she snores. The last time I had a man spend the night it sounded like they were in a competition. LOL
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Old 04-28-2010, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Whoville....
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And they don't talk back or steal the covers either. My cat also doesn't care that I like flannel PJ's.
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:16 PM
 
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Do pets listen better than SO's/Husbands?

I was doing ok with this title, but then in the body of the post the OP had to throw in the word 'obey'. For me that changes everything. I obey the traffic signal down the street, I obey the stop sign, but obey almost sounds like someone has given you an order. Orders from my wife, if she would stoop to that, would go in one ear and out the other, for she is only my wife, she is not my Ruler. I always try to do the things my wife asks of me (yes, the toilet set is down), but I don't look at that as having to take orders or obeying commands. Granted I used to just turn off my ears during my first marriage, because I heard a lot of stuff i didn't want to hear. And when I didn't argue she would ask me "why arn't you saying anything"? My answer was always "because you are talking enought for both of us". When my present wife talks, I try to listen, I try to be a good husband. This whole post reminds me, I've got to get new batteries for my hearing aid, think my wife is calling from the kitchen...
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Homeless
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the certain kiss to death to any marriage---- listen to everything she says and immediately act upon it.
women dont always mean everything they say or want you to "do something" about it. many reasons why they brought it up other than action.
sometimes they just like to vent.
and at times do regret stuff they say when upset.
the hard part for the guy is knowing when she is just venting and when you do in fact need to take action.
that is what female friends are for.
vent to them,
or get on CD or some other forum or vent there.
if she does not want me to act, then I do not want to hear it.

lolz
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:30 AM
 
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This is why there are crazy cat ladies out there. No man will listen to their craziness, so they surround themselves with things that will.
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