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#199367 - 10/31/05 07:39 PM Get A New Wife
harlan Offline
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Registered: 07/31/04
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Loc: Amherst, MA
Was reading Lowry's article and wondered: how supportive is your significant other?

http://koryu.com/library/dlowry7.html
How supportive is your mate?
Only one choice allowed


Votes accepted starting: 10/31/05 12:00 PM
You must vote before you can view the results of this poll.

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#199368 - 11/01/05 12:18 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: harlan]
BuDoc Offline
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Registered: 05/03/05
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No wives, but here is the problem with girlfriends:

They always start out supportive and understanding. Then in months 5-7 they really figure out that this is not a phase.

Thats when the complaining starts. And the passive aggressiveness. Then they leave.

This is why I only have one night stands with strippers It very rarely interupts training!

For the record, I would entertain a long term relationship with a martial artist or a cheerleader! I am wondering if Mrs. MattJ has any college friends that she could hook me up with !

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#199369 - 11/01/05 12:22 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: BuDoc]
MattJ Offline
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Quote by BuDoc -

Quote:

For the record, I would entertain a long term relationship with a martial artist or a cheerleader!




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#199370 - 11/01/05 12:23 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: BuDoc]
harlan Offline
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Yes...I seem to recall that you are looking for a 10th Dan...who would 'bring you to the next level'?

Seriously, my 'on the ground' experience with others is that support is generally very low. The 'high marks' in this poll simply reflect the population here...which is why this forum is such a happy place to be!

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#199371 - 11/01/05 12:46 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: harlan]
Kintama Offline
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you need to keep in mind the poll is a snapshot statistic. just as budoc mentioned, people that said they have a 'working understanding' might be voting differently in 6 months....but we'll never see that vote because it's the MA forum time that gets comprimized first.

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#199372 - 11/01/05 12:54 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: Kintama]
harlan Offline
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I agree...a poll is not necessarily 'truth' and people change.

In general, I would say that 'success' in any life long pursuit depends on periods of stability. Economic, social, mental, etc.

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#199373 - 11/01/05 01:24 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: BuDoc]
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Quote:



This is why I only have one night stands with strippers It very rarely interupts training!






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#199374 - 11/01/05 01:41 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: JasonM]
oldman Offline
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Registered: 07/28/04
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To be excellent at any endevor comes at a cost. It can be paid by ourselves but also by the people we are in relationship with. Some people are willing to pay the price. As for myself I am committed to loving well. That leaves me plenty of time to train an aspire to reach an impressive level, slightly above mediocrity in the arts.

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#199375 - 11/01/05 01:45 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: oldman]
JasonM Offline
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Has anyone tried to persuade their significant other to take up the arts? When I was younger I would try but learned that I can't force it upon someone that doesn't want to learn it for themselves. Even thought it would be great to train together.
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#199376 - 11/01/05 01:46 PM Re: Get A New Wife [Re: oldman]
Dereck Offline
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Registered: 10/04/04
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Nicely put Oldman.

Last night I actually had my wife select which one. She was offended when I asked her if it was the 1st one or the 2nd one. She said the 1st for sure and I should have known that. Man, wouldn't these women make up their mind. On one hand she says I can think for myself and on the other hand she says I can't. Women!

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