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Do you think in a marriage...

husbands need "friend time" apart from their wives/kids. Isn't a marriage mutual everything including friends??


Asked by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Sep. 17, 2010 in Relationships

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Answers (20)
  • I don't think you have to share friends or always go out with friends together (though sometimes it is nice to), as long as the time with friends doesn't take priority over time with you and the kids and as long as you get time to go out with your friends too.


    Answer by Sparrow4 at 2:12 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • Husbands need friend time. Wives need friend time. Families need family time. I need me time.

    Answer by MomToBeISaMom at 1:51 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • and my husband both have seperate friends and monthly nights out alone with them. You need time apart as well as together

    Answer by wildwiccan83 at 1:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • i think so. i wouldnt want to not be allowed time with my friends.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 1:51 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • I see nothing wrong with an occasional night out with friends, but much prefer family outings once married


    Answer by zbee at 1:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • My personal thoughts.

    It depends on the individual not really a matter of gender/or role in the relationship.

    Some people need outside "time", stimulation, activities..ect.. Some people don't.

    Those who do, and do not get that,can develop feelings that can affect their relationship. Even more so if they have a parent that does not need or understand then need for that time.

    Answer by pixie_trix at 1:54 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • both husband and wife need separate friends and time out. luckily, we have another couple that we are good friends with so when the guys hang out we hang out too and then everyone is happy.

    Answer by karenshell at 1:54 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • Why does my husband need to be friends with my friends? Why would I need to be friends with my husbands friends?

    Yes, if my husbanded wanted a night out with the boys, I hope he has a great time! He just better not drive home if he drank! LOL

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 1:55 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • It is good for husbands & wives to spend some time apart pursuing their own interests. If we didn't, we would quickly get on each other's nerves. Just because you are married, that doesn't mean you give up your individuality.

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 1:57 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • I think BOTH need "friend time." It's important to have more people in your life than JUST those you live with, IMO. But I also think it's good to have at least one or two mutual friends, if possible.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 2:00 PM on Sep. 17, 2010