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Should I feel sympathy for a woman who complains about her husband's traits that she KNEW he had all along?

Feel free to substitute the various relationship roles (man, wife, boyfriend, baby mama, etc.....). I mean, wasn't it your choice to get involved? You didn't really expect your partner to change, did you?

Asked By: $0.02 REMAINS - 9/1/2010
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I agree with you. I always get thumbs down when I write that people volunteer for their spouse's poor traits. They knew about those traits and chose to stay... More
Answered By: Tricia G - 9/1/2010
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I guess aside from the occasional, light teasing - talking about your marriage is probably a faux pas... More
Answered By: xcrewgal - 9/1/2010
 
You better be prepared to accept your partner lock, stock and barrel for who they are....It pretty much is what you see is what you get....If you marry someone expecting to change them....you are going to pretty much be disappointed...people can change slightly, but I believe that they are not going to vary greatly... More
Answered By: Linda B - 9/1/2010
 
Totally and 100 percent agree. All the things that he does that go under the "for worse" column is honestly not that big of a deal. I have basically learned that with my husbands traits sometimes I just have to roll with it and not become so frustrated. I try to find what works so I don't become naggy and he doesn't... More
Answered By: jnjmommy - 9/1/2010
 
Yes you should because people make mistakes, and you are not perfect and you will make one as well and you will want other people to hear you out.
Answered By: what? - 9/1/2010
 
You feel however you feel...personally, I would not have sympathy for someone who got involved with someone who had traits they knew they didn't like and then stayed with that person but complained about it...
Answered By: BabeHart - 9/1/2010
 
people change and change for the GOOD sometimes, butt sometimes that change comes after its to late -so does it really matter anymore--NO obviously so it seems
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Answered By: stabbing westward - 9/1/2010
 
If a woman marries a man that she knows is a serial cheater or a woman beater and he told her so and that he would never stop and she married him anyway, it's difficult to have any sympathy for her. Also makes you wonder if she has some psychological issues that would make her go through with getting married to such a... More
Answered By: Spooni - 9/1/2010
 
My mom always says that...she tells me that i knew who i married and not to complain. So I make sure that down the line ill be able to deal with it. :)
Answered By: "Let them eat cake." - 9/1/2010
 
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