Dancers Anonymous > What's the best reason to get married?

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by pygmalion, Nov 13, 2005.

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What's the best reason to get married?

  1. Love

    33 vote(s)
    57.9%
  2. Money

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Sex

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Power or political alliance

    2 vote(s)
    3.5%
  5. Friendship/companionship

    17 vote(s)
    29.8%
  6. Shared family, social, cultural or religious background

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Arranged marriage

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Other -- please discuss.

    5 vote(s)
    8.8%
  1. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Ayuh.
     
  2. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Seems ok with me.

    There is that deep expression of love that can come through the making of love, and then there is that raw sexually burning stuff that just happens. However, I much prefer this with someone where I can express that deep feeling of giving love, too. :cool:
     
  3. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Another good viewpoint!
     
  4. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    And another good viewpoint!
     
  5. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    :lol:
     
  6. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Interesting!

    Trust can be an important component of love, and I agree that co-commitment is essential for healthy long term partnerships.

    Thinking is good for the soul.
     
  7. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    I like the idea of having both shared "space" and seperate "space".
     
  8. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Oh d_f ... please becareful about that changing your plans during a day to accommodate him. It can lead to giving up part of yourself. Be very careful that it doesn't head down that path.
     
  9. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Just read another 6 pages of this thread and there is still more to return to again. ;)
     
  10. dancin_feet

    dancin_feet New Member

    Won't happen DP. We organise around what we both have to do, and he has changed what he wants to do to accommodate me as well, so it works both ways. Compromise. Why just this weekend he came dress pattern shopping with me!! Not something he would have been in the least bit interested in before meeting me. :D
     
  11. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Sounds like a nice guy, d_f. :D
     
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  12. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Sounds good. :D

    Another guy who goes shopping with a woman. Sounds good, too. ;)
     
  13. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    okay its early and I still am recovering from OSB and feeling a bit too lazy to be precise BUT...in general there were few times when I was younger and more externally reactive when a relationship with another very emotional person with similar limitations could have easily spun into something a bit too volatile and irrational and ugly and addictive .... :rolleyes: know what I mean?
     
  14. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    why thank you...I wrote a masters thesis on this;) seriously
     
  15. Pacion

    Pacion New Member

    Not so much as a what, but more of a when:

    The British actress Emilia Fox, on her parents the actors Joanna David and Edward Fox. Edward Fox bears an uncanny resemblance* to the British prince, Edward who abducated the throne in favour of his love, the american divorcee Wallis Simpson. Edward Fox has also played tv/film roles, acting as Prince Edward. Otherwise, in he a "very fine actor".

    (* yes, there has been speculation regarding the resemblance ;))
     
  16. africana

    africana New Member

    i'm really surprised no one has voted sex :oops: :lol:

    I pick reasons #1, #3, #5 and #6
     
  17. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    There's a lot to be said for sex with a friend you've known a long, long time and trust completely. So, at least in my book, sex is a reasonable way to vote. No need for :oops:
     
  18. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    talk about your intriguing responses;)
     
  19. cocodrilo

    cocodrilo New Member

    For a lot of people- myself included, at one time- marriage is not necessary for sex. I have also been very, very careful about not letting sex get in the way of some very special relationships I've had with men. It would absolutely have ruined the friendships.
     
  20. Killer_Thriller

    Killer_Thriller New Member

    First I'd pick love and if that's there I'd look at the friendship and companionship aspect... I mean, sometimes you can fall for people who you wouldn't be good companions with or whatever (opposites attract...)
     

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