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    Guys' night out

    Alright married guys-
    Who's got them? Bar, sports, poker night--whatever.
    How often?
    couple times a week?
    Monthly?

    I thought about it after reading through the breakup thread. My wife lets me out with a group of guys wednesday night after kids are in bed. Love my family, but a night to air the laundry with the guys is therapeutic.
    A couple other different groups of guys that we'll go out a couple times a year for bigger things.
    How often are other CF'ers leashes lengthened and what do you do?


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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    I thought about it after reading through the breakup thread. My wife lets me out with a group of guys wednesday night after kids are in bed. Love my family, but a night to air the laundry with the guys is therapeutic.
    Yep, never getting married.

    Apologies for interrupting.



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Yep, never getting married.

    Apologies for interrupting.
    If only that was your choice.


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    Re: Guys' night out

    Married, no kids, and I go out to the bar once a week with a small group of guy friends. Like you said, shooting the **** about guy stuff is great, and I look forward to it every week.

    However, you need to work on some things if you have to get permission from your wife to head out of the house. Fortunately, my wife doesn't try to control me, and I don't try to control her because we understand that we're both responsible adults. It keeps our relationship running nice and smooth.



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Yep, never getting married.

    Apologies for interrupting.
    Hey man. That's the way it works. Not even going to pretend it doesn't. Plenty worth it though


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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Married, no kids, and I go out to the bar once a week with a small group of guy friends. Like you said, shooting the **** about guy stuff is great, and I look forward to it every week.

    However, you need to work on some things if you have to get permission from your wife to head out of the house. Fortunately, my wife doesn't try to control me, and I don't try to control her because we understand that we're both responsible adults. It keeps our relationship running nice and smooth.
    Trust me, once you have kids, its worth it to run the idea of heading out past your wife.


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    Re: Guys' night out

    Not married but I can pretty much go out with the guys whenever.


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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Alright married guys-
    Who's got them? Bar, sports, poker night--whatever.
    How often?
    couple times a week?
    Monthly?

    I thought about it after reading through the breakup thread. My wife lets me out with a group of guys wednesday night after kids are in bed. Love my family, but a night to air the laundry with the guys is therapeutic.
    A couple other different groups of guys that we'll go out a couple times a year for bigger things.
    How often are other CF'ers leashes lengthened and what do you do?
    I don't exacly have a guys' night, but what you might call "my time," which when the weather is nice, consists of bike rides alone or with friends of mine, ranging in distance from 20 to 80 miles. There are some Saturdays in the summer where the better part of the day is "my time."



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Hey man. That's the way it works. Not even going to pretend it doesn't. Plenty worth it though
    Just curious, does she need your permission to go out with her female friends?



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Just curious, does she need your permission to go out with her female friends?
    "Permission" in our world is -
    "Hey it looks like we're going to a movie on Wednesday night. Will you be around to watch the girls?"


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    Re: Guys' night out

    I am on a softball team that is put together 99% for this reason and 1% because it is softball. We suck, yet we play spring, summer, and fall leagues.



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Thursday = men's day. Golf in the summer, get together for some beers in the winter.



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    "Permission" in our world is -
    "Hey it looks like we're going to a movie on Wednesday night. Will you be around to watch the girls?"
    So the permission thing is equitable?
    I do not see a lot of benefits to marriage, especially for a male (divorce and custody laws).

    Alright, I'll hang (shut)-up and listen.


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    Re: Guys' night out

    I just love how the gf has no other friends. oh and when she does she goes out to dinner with other guys. little questionable IMO



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    Re: Guys' night out

    Quote Originally Posted by milrtym View Post
    I am on a softball team that is put together 99% for this reason and 1% because it is softball. We suck, yet we play spring, summer, and fall leagues.
    I know several guys in this same boat.


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