American and French attitudes towards marraige

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    Which do you think is more realistic, humane, and sustainable?

    The American cultural expectations of marraige or the French model?

    The French marry for economic and social security, and fuck for love (the way nature intended), recognizing that people and circumstances change, but that they and their children's future economic and social security depend on maintaining the home base.

    The American version is predicated on what I believe to be an ill-advised, unrealistic, and punishing fairy tale that requires one or both parters to die a little every day to keep up the facade, denying their own needs and natures (often everything that made them attractive to their spouse or partner to begin with) for an all-or-nothing suicide pact.

    France has a 7.5% lower divorce rate than the US. :eusa_whistle:

    DivorceMag: World Divorce Statistics

    What do you all think?
     
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    You said "fuck"?:eek:

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    no wonder, I am french
     
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    2-6!

    i could have been out in 2 to 6 !

    anna one , anna two......

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    If you want a long marriage it is best just not to think about it.
     
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    It does seem to work better for those with less imagination.
     
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    emm it's just the vibe

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    The French Model is the most realistic and one I totally agree with. Men and women were not biologically designed to be in love with the one person forever.

    The shiny new toy quickly loses its newness and then the the rot sets in..if it were not for kids most marriages would last 5 minutes. Dying a small death every day of your life ? Craaazzzyyy !! :cuckoo:
     
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    You have given out too much Reputation in the last 24 hours, try again later.

    I will get back to you with this.
     
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    Was that me? Whatta potty mouth! :eusa_shhh:
     

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