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how to get to know your man?

By April 16, 2011 - 1:25pm
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i read an article regarding on how to get to know your man on a site... it says that:
Men Learn From Their Fathers
If you want to know how a man will act in a relationship, get to know his dad. Some say men learn about their relationship role by watching and listening to their fathers. How they are with each other and how the father relates to the mother can predict how a man will relate to his wife.

my question is... how can you know your man if he himself doesn't quite know his dad... i mean he practically grew up without his father on his side... for example.. how would he, if his father is a chief engineer of a ship, a seaman as they call them... would this affect a mans up-bringing? i mean any corrupted childhood?

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thanks for the advice...

maybe i should go and have a little quality time talking to him...
and he's my husband... been together for 3 years,yet i can't still understand his wants and needs that good.. he's not quite a talker.. he's more like keeping himself...but that's another issue...

thankz again ^^,v

April 17, 2011 - 11:33am

Hi SaintSinner,

A big part of who a man becomes stems from his father. Growing up, just like women learn from their mother, men learn from their father.

This doesn't necessarily mean that if a man's father is not in his life, he will be a bad man or a poor father. Men also learn from other male influences in their lives so if your boy friend didn't have his father in his life look for the men he did have-- uncles, cousins, step-father, or close family friends, even. You can also learn a lot about him if he and his mother were very close-- a mother can be a big influence in a man's life too. Usually, a corrupted childhood occurs when the man's father abandons his family (not work related-- even though this could make a child wonder why daddy works so much) but it isn't quite fair to say that your boyfriend had a corrupted childhood because his father was always away for work--- he very well could have coped wonderfully with this.

Talking to your boy friend about this can help you have a better insight to his childhood and upbringing.

Hope this helps,


April 17, 2011 - 6:09am
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