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Old 04/07/13, 09:34 AM
 
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Does this outfit make me look fat

Ladies, do you ever ask your husband that question?
Would you be asking that if you weren't a little heaftier than you'd like to be in the first place?
What would you say or do if your husband told you you looked fat before you put it on??

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Old 04/07/13, 09:37 AM
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The correct answer is No!

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My husband has always been honest... no matter what I asked. It isn't always the best for my ego, but it IS best for the relationship.

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Ladies, do you ever ask your husband that question?
Would you be asking that if you weren't a little heaftier than you'd like to be in the first place?
What would you say or do if your husband told you you looked fat before you put it on??
It was such a nice weekend and here you are about to ruin a the rest of it for all us married men! LOL

Ya she asks, and I tell her the truth, maybe you should wear something else tonight! (dodge the flying heel, shoe or boot)
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Old 04/07/13, 10:08 AM
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I would never ask that question!! lol!

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No, I don't ask. But... I'm not overweight, either.

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Old 04/07/13, 10:09 AM
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My DH's ex used to ask him that all the time.... once he told her "The outfit has nothing to do with it. You're either fat or you aren't!" That got him put in the doghouse for quite some time from what I'm told LOL

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My Yvonne asked me that question once. "its not the outfit.... its the bisquits and gravy and pizza thats doing it". Oddly enough she hasnt asked again, and I have pretty much healed up with only a couple of small scars.

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Don't ask, if you don't want to know! ROFL

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No Hon,it ain't the outfit or Yes dear,its most definitely the outfit The Fat Lady can make it rough here,but here ain't eternity.BE TRUTHFUL

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Ladies, do you ever ask your husband that question?
Would you be asking that if you weren't a little heaftier than you'd like to be in the first place?
What would you say or do if your husband told you you looked fat before you put it on??
.................You know 'What' they say about Fat girls.......you can kiss'um all over and Never hit the same spot twice.....lol , fordy
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Old 04/07/13, 10:43 AM
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Its your lucky day. Just respond that she looks good enough to take to the bedroom. Think she;ll refuse

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What men experience with questions like that...







Notice how they all end the same.

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Old 04/07/13, 11:38 AM
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it would be a silly question to even ask. no man in his right mind is going to say, 'why, yes, dear. it sure does!' besides a look in the mirror tells you what you need to know. (nice not to have those pesky full length mirrors lurking about sometimes!)

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I'll ask once in a blue moon just to keep my husband on his toes- the deer in the headlight look he gets is roll on the floor funny.

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I ask my wife that question all the time about my cover alls. She just looks at me and says no dear, yours is the cutest bottom I have ever seen.

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Old 04/07/13, 01:11 PM
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Men love to joke about the "Does this make me look fat?" question but the men should ask their wives this one:

"Honey, does this comb-over make me look hot?"

Sadly, many men are just too secure in their belief that those three strands of hair are providing baldness coverage and communicating virility.

And then there is the butt-crack question....

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Old 04/07/13, 02:37 PM
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Ladies, do you ever ask your husband that question?
Would you be asking that if you weren't a little heaftier than you'd like to be in the first place?
What would you say or do if your husband told you you looked fat before you put it on??
Yes, I've asked, and no, I don't think I'm "heftier then I'd like to be"
It is a simple fact that NO ONE looks good in everything. I can put on an outfit and have fellows follow me around and drool and ask DH what kind of deal with the devil he made...
Or I there are outfits that that make me look drab, doesn't hang right, is just unflattering or even hides my hourglass figure and makes me look pudgy

Yes, I know how I look - kinda. I'd rather ask DH what he thinks of an outfit (after all, he's spending more time looking at it then I am) then spend 10 minutes twisting my head around in the mirror trying to see my back.
And maybe I just want a guy's opinion.
Why do guys just assume it's a trap and get all weird?

I can handle "No, not those jeans, they make your thighs look wide. Wear the Wranglers." If I didn't want to know - I wouldn't ask. Don't let me go out in public looking bad.

But to answer your last question, if I was naked and he just popped out with "Hey sweetie, your thighs are getting a little big there. Just wanted you to know." Then we'd have an issue. I didn't ask and it's just plain rude, I don't care who you are.
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I would always want an honest answer. That is why I would be asking. And I would say that there are a LOT of men who need to ask their wives the same question!

Even if you are fat or skinny or bow legged there are ways to accentuate your best features and diminish the ones that are not good. That is what fashion and clothing design is all about. I am not fat and have nice long legs but you would not catch me dead in stretchy leggings.

The bigger problem as far as I am concerned is men and women who do not bother to pay their partners compliments - and just notice - when they do look really nice. Even after 38 years I still think my husband looks really sexy in a suit and I know he thinks I look sexy in just about anything but especially jeans - because we tell each other. But then again just the other day I ripped his favourite denim shirt right off his back. That thing was no longer anything but a rag - more holes than shirt - and its sudden demise was actually fun.

Does this outfit make me look fat? has become a kind of joke. Men pretend to be terrified of the question or they answer rudely when they just have to answer honestly. Is it a good colour, a good cut, a good fabric, a good length for me? Does it make me look fat? My arms too thin? Too busty? Too tight? Too young? Too old?

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My second husband used to say that marrying a woman was like pulling the ripcord on an inflatable raft.

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Ladies, do you ever ask your husband that question?
Would you be asking that if you weren't a little heaftier than you'd like to be in the first place?
What would you say or do if your husband told you you looked fat before you put it on??
This is a question I asked when I was very thin. A woman isn't asking her husband if she looks fat; she's asking if the outfitting is flattering.

I don't think I'd be married to a man who would say that I looked fat before I put my clothing on! That is cruel and mean spirited! I once read about a study that said one of the biggest predictors of a divorce within the next five years is that one or both spouses speak disrespectfully to the other. Examples would be things like calling the other stupid or fat.

One should always let their spouse that they love them and find them attractive. Instead of calling one's wife fat, you should tell her you prefer a different, specific outfit.
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Old 04/07/13, 07:21 PM
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My husband has this black shirt that he loves and wears it everywhere he goes. I don't know how many times we will be getting ready to go somewhere and he comes out of the bedroom and gives me that look "Does this look OK to wear". Of course it doesn't look OK, it's 20 years old and faded. But that's not what I say, I always smile and say "sure, you look great now come on". Why do I say that, because I want him to be comfortable and happy and I just enjoy hanging out with him. He never tells me what I need to do to get dressed so I'm not about to burst his bubble!

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My husband has this black shirt that he loves and wears it everywhere he goes. I don't know how many times we will be getting ready to go somewhere and he comes out of the bedroom and gives me that look "Does this look OK to wear". Of course it doesn't look OK, it's 20 years old and faded. But that's not what I say, I always smile and say "sure, you look great now come on". Why do I say that, because I want him to be comfortable and happy and I just enjoy hanging out with him. He never tells me what I need to do to get dressed so I'm not about to burst his bubble!
You just need to buy him another black shirt and slip it in his closet. Most men would never notice.
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Answer; "No, its your fat that makes you look fat"

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No, I ask GFB "Is ANYTHING on upside down or wrong side out?" He would notice, but not say anything.
One time, in the days before Hospice did away with confidentiality and mandated wearing medical scrubs, I wore a nice black and white dress with one black shoe and one navy shoe. Wouldn't have noticed if the very slight difference in heel height hadn't caused a backache so I kicked them off...Another time I was halfway thru my day when one of my nursing assistants told me my blouse was on inside out. Each time GFB had noticed- he just hadn't told me and was surprised I was upset with him for not telling me.

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I do not ask this question because I WILL get an honest answer. There is a reason I no longer wear my favorite courderoy pants anymore.

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"Does this dress make me look fat?"

"No Dear, that dress doesn't make you look fat.

That cheesecake make you look fat."

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Men love to joke about the "Does this make me look fat?" question but the men should ask their wives this one:

"Honey, does this comb-over make me look hot?"

Sadly, many men are just too secure in their belief that those three strands of hair are providing baldness coverage and communicating virility.

And then there is the butt-crack question....
LOL!!! DH is bald on top only (has a "wreath" of hair back/sides). He "had" precisely THREE single hairs on top of his head the last time I cut his hair, so I plucked them out...he got mad. I was like "yeah, those three hairs were REALLY gonna fool somebody!
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