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Old 07-28-2005, 12:15 PM   #21
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Good woman is my mom by now. My wife in the future I hope.

She defends herself in every situation. Moreover she stands up for her friends and for us. She always tells her opinions and ideas openly. She is strong and full of love at the same time.

Open minded, full of love, strong, housewife, good chef ...

Who cares for housework . It is a teamwork.


"open minded, full of love! I like that!
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Old 07-30-2005, 07:43 AM   #22
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I agree that a good woman and a "good wife" may not be the same things. To me a good woman can stand on her own two feet, independently, through everything. She can do what needs to be done in any situation. Maybe that's my military upbringing. It can be very off-putting to a lot of men. But I've never admired the type of woman who goes home crying everytime husband gets an assignment she doesn't like, the kids get sick when hubby's away for a year, etc., and there are still plenty of them around.

I also do NOT admire women who BRAG about not being able to cook, type, clean house, etc. As if it makes them more tough and independent. If you cannot cook, and especially these days, type, you are MORE dependent upon others, not less.
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Old 07-30-2005, 01:35 PM   #23
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For answer to this question, please read what I posted for a good man. The same holds true.

In addition, a good woman understands that she is not a man. Though we are more similar in many ways than we would admit, we are not the same. By nature, women tend to be more nurturing, more patient, less agressive, stonger in different ways than manly, physical strength. A good woman understand that she is equal to a man, not better, not lesser. She is confident in her abilities, and strengthens her talents, works on her weaknesses. A good woman is loving, and fair. She is not afraid of being a housewife, or working, or both. Just as a good man is not afraid of sharing household duties either.

Unfortunately, and unfair as it is, the reality of our society is that the man has the greatest wage earning power in the family, in most cases. That being the case, a good woman not only accepts her roles as mother, and care-giver, but embraces them. She is the person who molds the next generation, by how she raises her children. A man can not do that. With the help of her husband, she instills in her children ideals of honesty, integrity, and honor. Always remember, motherhood is the most sacred position on the planet. It is more important than any job, more important than any material possesion, more important than any public acclamation. It is a quiet, unheralded job, of extreme complexity, and endless reward. It is the most unheralded, and yet, the most important role a person can have in mortality.

A good woman is her husband's best freind, lover, and eternal companion. There is no room in either partner for infedelity, or lies, or manipulation.

A good woman is a woman who seeks after things that uplift herself, and her family, and everyone she comes into contact with. A good woman has the personal confidence to be a good woman, without worrying a hoot what modern society expects her to be. She is her husband's partner, and they are both extensions of each other.

Though a ravishing woman is easy on the eyes, and let's face it guys, we are drawn by a beautiful face & figure, its the inner beauty of a woman that we fall in love with, that we hold dear, that we cherish. A good man recognizes a good woman, and vice-versa.

I sincerely hope that all of you good women, find men worthy of you.

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Old 07-30-2005, 01:38 PM   #24
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I'm happy to say that I did Goodweed. Paul's the best.
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OMG!! Goodweed! I have never heard a man say that before! You make me sound worthy...you make me sound useful! I now sounds pathetic...I know I'm good but its nice to here sometimes!

Thank You for making my day!!!
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Old 07-30-2005, 03:02 PM   #26
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A good woman? Someone who will acknowledge my existence would be a great start! Gosh, I don't know. Someone who likes the outdoors and loves to travel and isn't scared to take risks ("Screw the terrorists, honey! Wanna go to London?"). Someone who can laugh about my moments of bumbling stupidity instead of being critical. Someone who is strong but able to meet halfway and take charge when it's obvious that I can't. Wow, do I sound like a wuss or what?
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Old 07-30-2005, 03:11 PM   #27
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A good woman? Someone who will acknowledge my existence would be a great start!

DC, someday she will.
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Old 07-30-2005, 04:44 PM   #28
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I don't know Sierra, being single is pretty fun. Whenever I go over to my buddy's place to work on the boat he's always getting dragged off by his wife to do something else. I get to stay and drink a cold one while I work!
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Old 07-30-2005, 05:21 PM   #29
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I don't know Sierra, being single is pretty fun. Whenever I go over to my buddy's place to work on the boat he's always getting dragged off by his wife to do something else. I get to stay and drink a cold one while I work!
That is so true. After work one day last week, I stopped off at the local waterhole to have a beer with the gang. All the guys that were married kept looking at their watches. So, I could sit and enjoy my beer while they worried about that they should be getting home.
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Old 07-30-2005, 08:56 PM   #30
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But hte cold beer can't help soothe your troubled mind when the boss is a jerk. Nor can it help you solve problems, or lift you to knew levels. It can only cloud reality for a short time. And when the alcohols effects have worn off, the world comes crashing back, jsut as it was before the beer, or worse.

If it's just the flavor of that cold beer that you so enjoy, then share it with someone you love. It will taste so much better.

A good woman, someone you can trust and love, won't mind that you occasionally go out with the boys. But then again, that need is so diminished when you have met the right partner.

I still go into the woods every hunting season, not to get away from my wife (I really wish she was in physical shape to go with me, that would be the best ) but to get away from teh pressures of life in general. It gives me time to think. I'm a lousy hunter and never see any deer, but I sure love the autumn forest. It soothes my soul. And then I go back to civilization, my job, my freinds, and most importantly, my wife.

A beer is no substitute for a wife.

Unfortunately, we are talking about good women and good men. There are far too many who are worried about their selves, their own power, and their own creature comforts. When self is the guiding factor in ones life, that life will be shallow and worth little. It is only by loving and interacting with others, especially a good companion, that we find any depth of happiness.

I know, I'm sounding like a book or something. But after almost fifty years in this world, and having seen so many different lifestyles, and strategies for getting through mortality, I see again and again that honor and fidelity, and service to others, especially to our families, are the only paths that bring lasting happiness and comfort to life.

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