Six Reasons Why Men are Avoiding Marriage

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by GatorAbe7, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. orangeblueorangeblue
    Offline

    orangeblueorangeblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    57,052
    Likes Received:
    595
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,878
    Yeah this one really baffled me.
  2. wgbgator
    Offline

    wgbgator Sub-optimal Poster Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    23,880
    Likes Received:
    492
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Ratings Received:
    +2,176
    Indeed, the man cave is a fortress of solitude, a retreat if you will. Certainly not a prison.
  3. rivergator
    Online

    rivergator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    32,572
    Likes Received:
    446
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +2,308
    I also doubt that men are thinking it through like that. "Gee, I better not get married because if I do, I might have kids. And then I might get a divorce. And then if I refuse to pay child support, I might go to jail! Nope, better not get married in the first place!"
  4. 108
    Offline

    108 Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    18,436
    Likes Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    NYC
    Ratings Received:
    +1,805
    she wasn't stating video games was a reason, she was saying men have more distractions now that keep their minds occupied.

    i don't know many men who play video games though
  5. baygator1
    Offline

    baygator1 Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    5,489
    Likes Received:
    1,592
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,218
    Or, maybe there are valid reasons why marriage is different today than it was a generation ago.
  6. orangeblueorangeblue
    Offline

    orangeblueorangeblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    57,052
    Likes Received:
    595
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,878
    Even garages and attics are appealing to men.
  7. ncbullgator
    Offline

    ncbullgator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    4,270
    Likes Received:
    88
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings Received:
    +443
    While women on the lower rung of the economic scale often get screwed by deadbeat dads, the female dominated (all 12 judges in my county are women) divorce courts think nothing of bleeding a hard working man with assets while demanding little from many of the spoiled divas they married.

    What's ironic is men get only marginal value from our pop culture for earning a salary and paying the bills until a divorce. Only then do courts recognize a man's paycheck and hard work to keep his family from living in poverty.

    :no:
  8. rounds
    Offline

    rounds New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,981
    Likes Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings Received:
    +19
    Monogamy goes against nature's laws of survival of the fittest that have been imprinted for billions of years.
  9. wgbgator
    Offline

    wgbgator Sub-optimal Poster Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    23,880
    Likes Received:
    492
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Ratings Received:
    +2,176
    "Survival of the fittest" = not a nature's law of survival. I think you mean natural selection, which isnt the same thing.
  10. exiledgator
    Online

    exiledgator Gruntled Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Messages:
    10,228
    Likes Received:
    1,110
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Maine
    Ratings Received:
    +3,891
    Prenups. Though it takes two highly rational people to agree to that.
  11. rounds
    Offline

    rounds New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,981
    Likes Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings Received:
    +19

    Thank you for your wisdom. If it was good enough for Darwin's 5th edition, it's good enough for me, though.
  12. gatorplank
    Offline

    gatorplank Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2011
    Messages:
    1,325
    Likes Received:
    141
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +500
    There probably is some merit to the other reasons listed in the video, but I think pornography and abortion should top the list as reasons why men are not marrying.
  13. cjgator76
    Online

    cjgator76 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2007
    Messages:
    17,429
    Likes Received:
    86
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings Received:
    +569
    I suspect that she means "loss of control over space" rather than actual loss of space. A single guy may choose to store his tackle boxes on the dining room table and design the living room around a subwoofer. Married, he often controls the environment only in the man cave, if indeed he has one.
  14. orangeblueorangeblue
    Offline

    orangeblueorangeblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    57,052
    Likes Received:
    595
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,878
    I'm willing to accept that theory.

    The video, however, did an awful job of supporting said theory.
  15. Jaggator
    Offline

    Jaggator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2007
    Messages:
    74,828
    Likes Received:
    3,382
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +5,205
    Marriage is kinda like buying a box of chocolates...you've got to buy the whole box just to get one little piece to satisfy your craving.
  16. gatorchamps0607
    Online

    gatorchamps0607 Always Rasta Premium Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2007
    Messages:
    41,499
    Likes Received:
    1,360
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Ft. Myers, Florida
    Ratings Received:
    +3,899
    You don't have to marry my wife, just take her out and keep her amused for a couple mont.... years and bring her back when she is trained. ;)
  17. neisgator
    Offline

    neisgator Belligerent Gator

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2007
    Messages:
    10,618
    Likes Received:
    106
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Quincy IL
    Ratings Received:
    +106
    be thankful. Twice a week is way better than the average dude is getting. Especially for those in a semi-long to long term relationship.
  18. gatorchamps0607
    Online

    gatorchamps0607 Always Rasta Premium Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2007
    Messages:
    41,499
    Likes Received:
    1,360
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Ft. Myers, Florida
    Ratings Received:
    +3,899
    Or when the sex is great until you have a baby and her anatomy changes so now it "hurts" :sick:
  19. neisgator
    Offline

    neisgator Belligerent Gator

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2007
    Messages:
    10,618
    Likes Received:
    106
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Quincy IL
    Ratings Received:
    +106
    My and ex and i would bang non-stop the first 9 months together. I mean, if we weren't at work, we were banging. No hyperbole. Than, I started hearing the UTI thing...we couldn't do it two days in a row...then it got to be twice a week...then about once a week.

    They are funny(infuriating) animals.
  20. Jaggator
    Offline

    Jaggator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2007
    Messages:
    74,828
    Likes Received:
    3,382
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +5,205
    A man becomes very sick. No matter what he does, his health continues to deteriorate. He and his wife go to specialist after specialist, each is unable to diagnose the man’s problem. Finally, they go to the Mayo Clinic. The man goes in first, talks to the doctor. He then comes back out into the waiting room. The doctor steps out and asks his wife to step in for a moment.

    “Ma’am, I’m afraid your husband has a very serious, stress-related illness,” the doctor says. “It could be fatal. I think we can pull him out of it, but I’m going to need your help. For six months, we must remove all stress from his life. Your part in this will begin when he comes home from work each day. I want you to meet him at the door wearing a slinky negligee and holding a beer in your hand. Guide him over to his favorite recliner, encourage him to lean back and relax. Give him the beer, take off his shoes. Tell him to take it easy, read the paper or watch TV while you fix dinner.

    “I then want you to go into the kitchen and fix him a sumptuous meal featuring all his favorite foods,” the doctor continued. “Light candles on the dining room table, and invite him in to eat. After he’s had his fill, encourage him to head back out to the living room and relax some more. You clean the kitchen and the dining room. Throughout all this, of course, I want you to let him dictate the conversation–don’t trouble him with the details of your day, don’t nag him, don’t ask him to do any chores or bother him in any way. The idea is to allow him to relax completely.”

    “Once he’s had sufficient time to rest, invite him back to the bedroom,” the doctor concluded. “Start off with a thorough, hot-oil sensual body massage and then kiss him. Make mad, passionate love to him in whatever way he prefers, completely sublimating your desires to his. I will need you do all of this every night for six months. If you do so, we might be able to save him from this condition.”

    The woman thanked the doctor and walked back into the waiting room, where the husband was waiting and anxious. “What did the doctor tell you?” the man asked.

    “He said you’re going to die.”
    • Like Like x 2

Share This Page