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Men…I’ve never been married and don’t plan to marry 18 10.11%
Men…I’ve been married and don’t plan to marry again 12 6.74%
Men…I’m married now, but if I became single I don’t plan to marry again 47 26.40%
Men…I’ve never been married but may marry someday 10 5.62%
Men…I’ve been married but may marry again someday 2 1.12%
Men…I’m married now, but if I became single I may marry again 26 14.61%
Women…I’ve never been married and don’t plan to marry 6 3.37%
Women…I’ve been married and don’t plan to marry again 18 10.11%
Women…I’m married now, but if I became single I don’t plan to marry again 25 14.04%
Women…I’ve never been married but may marry someday 1 0.56%
Women…I’ve been married but may marry again someday 7 3.93%
Women…I’m married now, but if I became single I may marry again 6 3.37%
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Old 06-08-2010, 05:08 PM   #21
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Good poll bbbamI. I am in the been there, done that and don't plan a repeat group. I liked being married, but for me I think that both I and the woman have to be young so the sheer passion overcomes annoyances and giveups. As far as me getting bewitched. I think that is less likely than the DOW going to 3000.

I enjoy romance and the trappings of romantic love, but the intense commitment is not good for an old dog like me.

I heard an interesting interview on NPR with John Waters, maker of Hairspray and other off the wall movies. He is gay, about 65, and when he was asked if he might settle down he said "no way". He says what he wants in a relationship is hot greasy love, and he will look for security and commitment in a larger group of friends and relatives. I like this idea, but it may be harder for one who is not a well known artist to set up and maintain. He also was asked if his hunger for the hot has diminished with age and he said no. With some pushing he admitted that he may not be able to go as long as before, but he still digs it just as strongly as ever.

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However as time goes by....if/when I find myself single, more than likely that's the way I will stay.
Eh heh...I should have left out 'when'.

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I enjoy romance and the trappings of romantic love, but the intense commitment is not good for an old dog like me.
I see lots of old dogs at the animal shelter I volunteer at. I've also read your posts and seen your pics. You ain't no "old dog".
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I've also read your posts and seen your pics. You ain't no "old dog".
Ummm, hmmmm....I agree!
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Sounds like a twist on an old Groucho Marx quote....
Yeah - that's where it came from. He was a real inspiration.

Another quote on marriage - A second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
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.......Whatever time I have left in this life will be devoted to my own whims and fancies exclusively.
By my own choice, I never married, and never plan to! I've enjoyed my first 53 years being single, and look forward to another enjoyable 53 years...or more! Haha! And like WhoDares, "Whatever time I have left in this life will be devoted to my own whims and fancies exclusively."
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Me too , in fact I do that right now !
We did get engaged but I changed my mind and decided to leave well enough alone !
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Me too , in fact I do that right now !
We did get engaged but I changed my mind and decided to leave well enough alone !
Why ruin a good thing?
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Looks like among both women and men, the nays are running far ahead of the yeahs.

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So far of the men, 38.2% of the men (13 of 34) indicated they might marry or remarry, compared to 21.1% of the women (4 of 19).

Not the slightest bit surprising to me.
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I don't want to get married. I just like to practice.
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Goody ! Come over to my house and take out the garbage and mow the lawn !
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I think about this every once in a while when I hear the term 'married'.



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That is hilarious, bbbam!

One of my friends said when her second marriage fizzled that she needed a man in her life but not in her house.
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Married for 43 years to same person. If something happened, I can't imagine going through the dating process. I would not be opposed to marrying again, just don't think it would happen.
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Is that a picture of Anna?

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It did work for her.
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