Sunday, 27 June 2010
Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
this week i stumbled into watching "i married a stranger". it's a reality show where a young woman who wants to marry allows her mother, best friend and sister to choose a possible husband for her from five contenders.
realistically it can only be taken as seriously as any other reality tv but i was shouting at the telly in outrage as they asked the men questions like:
"have you been in a threesome?"
"how many sexual partners have you had?"
"take off your shirt"
i suppose those questions could have some relevance but i would have liked to see questions that aimed to find out how he treats people, whether he is happy, maybe something relating to political and religious views. it would be good to see similar spending/saving habits in the possible couple.....
"how do you get along with your mum?" might be a start
"what is good about your life?"
"what is bad?"
what would you be asking if you were choosing a spouse for somebody you care about?