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View Poll Results: Is it ok for a woman to propose to a man?
Yes, of course! It's not fair that men get to make ALL the major decisions. 16 76.19%
No, absolutely not .. it's just...backward! 1 4.76%
Yes, but (state your contradictory objection) 1 4.76%
Other (please elaborate) 3 14.29%
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Old 02-02-2015, 08:28 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Well that depends, does Batlord get the body?
That's YOUR RESPONSIBILITY now.
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Old 02-02-2015, 08:29 PM   #32 (permalink)
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That's YOUR RESPONSIBILITY now.
So that's a yes to him getting it? You're welcome Batlord.
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Old 02-02-2015, 08:31 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I know that didn't make any sense, but it's just the first thing that came to mind when I thought about how I'd just introduced awkward tension to LiL and Ki's relationship.
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Old 02-02-2015, 08:32 PM   #34 (permalink)
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So that's a yes to him getting it? You're welcome Batlord.
So like ...



or something?
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Old 02-02-2015, 08:41 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I know that didn't make any sense, but it's just the first thing that came to mind when I thought about how I'd just introduced awkward tension to LiL and Ki's relationship.
that's like spitting into the nile river and saying you just introduced water to egypt.
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Old 02-02-2015, 09:25 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Old 02-02-2015, 09:51 PM   #37 (permalink)
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No problem with it, though I'd probably have a fairly low opinion of any guy who received such a proposal, because it seems quite likely to me that either (a) he didn't have the balls to do it himself and thus forced his girlfriend into a potentially awkward position or (b) he was leading her on.
You might take traditional gender roles too seriously.
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Old 02-03-2015, 05:58 AM   #38 (permalink)
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You might take traditional gender roles too seriously.
No, I don't take them seriously at all. My point is, because there's still some awkwardnes about a woman proposing, a guy should be able to pick up hints and do it himself rather than force his girlfriend into a situation that could be very embarrassing and awkward.

Disclaimer: I've never been in a serious relationship, so this is entirely specuation.
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Old 02-03-2015, 06:24 AM   #39 (permalink)
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No, I don't take them seriously at all. My point is, because there's still some awkwardnes about a woman proposing, a guy should be able to pick up hints and do it himself rather than force his girlfriend into a situation that could be very embarrassing and awkward.

Disclaimer: I've never been in a serious relationship, so this is entirely specuation.
But as long as we keep thinking that way, said unnecessary awkwardness will prevail.
Only when we, the enlightened, modern, intelligent and incredibly good-looking people, stop caring about those roles, might they be abandoned at some point.
Not to say, that what you said isn't true when it concerns people who actually take those roles seriously and live according to them. But one shouldn't generalize.
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:45 AM   #40 (permalink)
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I tend to be left with a similar feeling when a female friend proposes to her boyfriend, despite my rational understanding that a break in tradition doesn't inherently imply anything other than "she got to it first."

It just so happens that anytime someone I know is in this situation, it is also true that if the female hadn't popped the question - despite the couple being great together - the engagement probably wouldn't have happened for who knows how long. It's not a statement about the strength of the relationship, but rather the "I know what I want" attitude of the female.

Power to them, I say. How a couple gets to marriage isn't my business.
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