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My family doesn't support my choice of who I date. He's "slow".

I'm a single mom. I recently started dating a single dad. He is "slow" and my family criticizes me constantly. He is SO sweet and handsome. He works full time and is great with,my son. They call him retarded and tell me I can do better. Is it really so wrong that I love a "slow" man??


Asked by Anonymous at 4:21 PM on May. 24, 2012 in Relationships

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Answers (17)
  • I just have to say how awesome you are! I think we can all admit that most of us are pretty shallow and it shows great character that you can look past his "flaws" and see a wonderful man despite what society thinks! That is so amazing and your family should be so proud of you, instead of being judgmental! If you love him, and are truly happy, then what your family thinks should not matter, especially if he is good to you and your kids!

    Answer by Watch_me_burn at 10:51 AM on May. 25, 2012

  • All men are slow. ;) Love who you want.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:26 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • would they be happy with a smart man
    that was mean and ugly. who did not work and was not nice to your son.

    he sounds wonderful
    be happy
    ignore the negative comments from close minded family members

    Answer by fiatpax at 5:10 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • How slow are we talking here?

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:25 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • Love who you want... I dated a disabled man as well and he was the kindest, sweetest most loving person i had ever met.

    Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 4:35 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • It doesn't matter if you love him it doesn't matter what they think. And if hes good to you and your son then how can they say you deserve better. And if your truly happy just ignore them.

    Answer by Vivian0331 at 4:38 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • So? How many of their choices do you like? Its your life, and your choice...

    Answer by Nimue930 at 4:28 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • Who cares what they think. Tell them to mind their own business.

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 4:42 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • All men are slow. ;) Love who you want. Answer by JulieJacobKyle


    I agree.  Love who you want. 


    Answer by QuinnMae at 4:29 PM on May. 24, 2012

  • You are an adult. Date whoever you want and don't care about what others think or say.

    Answer by meooma at 5:50 PM on May. 24, 2012