Is your wife, husband, partner your best friend?

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  1. Cali Dude

    Cali Dude Senior Stratmaster

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    Yikes! That would be terrible.
     
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    Yes, my wife is my best friend (and also lead vocalist in our cover band).

    Most of my friends do not have good relationships with their wives. I guess I'm lucky.

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    Cali Dude Senior Stratmaster

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    That would be hard to overcome. I always wondered how Clapton and Harrison managed that one. How have you handled this betrayal?
     
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    You are. Great picture.
     
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    Absolutely!!!
     
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    Hey man , I was just having fun with this scenario. But if it did happen, that would be a double betrayal, and I’m sure it’s happened many times though. I’m happily married for many years.
     
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    Yes and no. Can it be both? Had our 32nd anniversary two weeks ago. We don't share many similar interests anymore but she still laughs at my jokes. I am envious of those who seem to have married that perfect someone. Perfect for them.
     
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    I have been happily divorced for 12 years. Don't care to ever be married again.
     
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    Yes. Highly unlikely we'd last if she weren't.
     
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    I was JUST talking to a friend about significant others being best friends a few days ago. You'll find that most females will say "No" and males will say "yes". I'm not sure why, but girls don't tend to see their dudes as friends as much as partners.


    Mine is definitely my best friend, but she would interpret the question differently than I would, and say no because we're supposedly "more than friends" so it doesn't count.

    Labels, amIrite?
     
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    My wife IS my best friend. 25 years this year. Can't imagine life without her.
     
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    For sure she's my best friend and better half we dont agree on everything but we are best of friends :thumb:
     
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    Thanks.....30+ years and still going. We have the band (sometimes it's difficult.....I ain't gonna lie) but we also have our own hobbies that we can go do when we need a break from each other.
     
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    Incidentally.
     
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    Yes …. She makes it all worth it!!!
     
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    This a thousand times over. Also understanding that being married isn’t a 50/50 proposition; it’s a 100/100 proposition. You have to be all in all the time.
     
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    Name? 1977 Gibson Les Paul Standard, bought off the wall at GC in 1978. My first "real" guitar.
    I was there with my Dad to buy a LP Jr. for $175.00 when I saw this LP Standard for $350.00. (That was a lot of money back then!)
    I asked my Dad if I could upgrade to the LP Std and he said yes, as long as I promised that I would be playing guitar for life and that this was not just for some thing that I would soon lose interest in.
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    Absolutely.
     
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