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The 5 Questions Most Feared By Men

Updated on December 7, 2007

1. What are you thinking about? 2. Do you love me? 3. Do I look fat in this? 4. Do you think she is prettier than me? 5. What would you do if I died?

What makes these questions so difficult is that every one is guaranteed to explode into a major argument if the man answers incorrectly (i.e., tells the truth). Therefore, as a public service, each question is analyzed below, along with possible responses.

Question # 1: What are you thinking about? The proper answer to this, of course, is: "I'm sorry if I've been pensive, dear. I was just reflecting on what a warm, wonderful, thoughtful, caring, intelligent woman you are, and how lucky I am to have met you." This response obviously bears no resemblance to the true answer, which most likely is one of the following: a. Football. b. Golf. c. How fat you are. d. How much prettier she is than you e. How I would spend the insurance money if you died. Perhaps the best response to this question was offered by Al Bundy, who once told Peg, "If I wanted you to know what I was thinking, I would betalking to you!"

Question # 2: Do you love me? The proper response is: "YES!" or, if you feel a more detailed answer is in order, "Yes, dear."

Inappropriate responses include: a. Oh Yeah, sh*t-loads. b. Would it make you feel better if I said yes? c. That depends on what you mean by love. d. Does it matter? e. Who, me?

Question # 3: Do I look fat? The correct answer is an emphatic: "Of course not!"

Incorrect answers are: a. Compared to what? b. I wouldn't call you fat, but you're not exactly thin. c. A little extra weight looks good on you. d. I've seen fatter. e. Sorry what did you say? I was just thinking about how I would spend the insurance money if you died.

Question # 4: Do you think she's prettier than me? Once again, the proper response is an emphatic: "Of course not!"

Incorrect responses include: a. Yes, but you have a better personality b. Not prettier, but definitely thinner c. Not as pretty as you when you were her age d. Define pretty e. Sorry what did you say ? I was just thinking about how I would spend the insurance money if you died.

Question # 5: What would you do if I died? A definite no-win question. (The real answer, of course, is "Buy a Lotus and a Boat"). No matter how you answer this, be prepared for at least an hour of follow-up questions.

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    • Thrifty Momma profile image

      Thrifty Momma 9 years ago

      Those are funny. I have to admit that I use to ask my husband if he loves me. He saw it as I didn't trust him. So I don't ask him that any more. Instead I get him to give me a massage or something

    • MrMarmalade profile image

      MrMarmalade 9 years ago from Sydney

      I have had that tst yet

      Probably timely advice as I getting older. I Hear beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When you get myopic beauty is still there

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      teeray 9 years ago from Canada

      Haha! Excellent sh*t manoharv2001! I love the material about question #3...oh by the way, manoharv2001, do you think I look fat in this sweater?

      j/k!

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      seamist 8 years ago from Northern Minnesota

      I love this hub! Great job! I think i have probably asked each one of these questions at one time or another. My boyfriend refuses to answer these questions too.

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