American men make the best husbands

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  1. Principessa

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    Study: American men make the best husbands

    The trick is to find a worthwhile American man who isn't turned off to marriage and commitment.
     
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    It's an unfair rap. I'm quite good with housework: I can cook, clean, change the bed, use a vacuum AND a washing machine. And I do it all weekly
     
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    Yes, but can you do it w/o bitching about it or making it seem like a Herculean task? :wink::tongue:
     
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    I have yet to meet that American. Maybe I will. You never know.
     
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    I'm not, but when the woman who said she wants me is psychotic and emotionally unstable it's a big turn off.
     
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    I didn't mean for it to sound Herculean (he was gay besides). My mother trained me well
     
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    If I read correctly it was based on a questionaire. I think it's probably the case that the American men are more delusional about what they actually contribute as compared to European or other men who are simply more realistic about what they contribute. I've seen plenty of American husbands and European husbands and in my opinion the European ones have always been better.
     
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    Does that make the women who filled out the survey delusional too?
     
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    And this "study" drew its sweeping conclusion (pun intended) based on household chores? Hmmm. In my experience American men, on average, are less well educated and clueless lovers compared to men in lots of other countries. Not to mention more full of themselves -- which may account for some of the sampling bias.

    But I suppose all that is more than compensated for by mowing the lawn and occasionally emptying the dishwasher.
     
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    Bitching about having to do something makes it fun, not to do so would be a crime.
     
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    YES, delusional! My ex will tell you all about how hard he worked and everything he did. If you ask my kids, they'll tell you all he does is lay on the couch, watch tv or take naps - LOL!
     
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    No I find women in general more realistic when it comes to describing who does what sort of housework. What I meant by my original comment was that while the women were reporting the men do x amount lets say 30 percent.....the American men unlike their European and Australian counterpart were probably reporting that they do Fifty percent instead of an actual realistic number like 30-40 percent.
     
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    Any divorce lawyers care to comment?
     
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    ... this doesn't say much for american men. Sounds like kind of a lame questionnaire though.
     
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    hahahahaha, exactly. :biggrin1:
     
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    So was this survey based on American culture and values?
     
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    Hahaha...yeah right.
     
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    I guess we live "Old school"My wife takes care of the house and books.I do all the heavy ugly stuff.Sometimes we trade places as needed.

    In the end I think this study is short sighted and ignorant of how real life works.
     
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    well...it's not exactly like we're in hiding. :p
     
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    That is soooo good. :smile:
     
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