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Why do men act like babies when they are sick?

My hubby is getting over being sick and he's been acting like a baby. Anyone else sickhubby like this or is it just mine.


Asked by HomeAlone45 at 10:12 AM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Health

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  • If it's only when he's sick, you're a lucky woman. I really think it's because they have been used to being taken care of, and women are used to taking care of others. Started with his mama.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 10:26 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Oh God yes, they all do this, mine thinks he is always in his death bed, and his symptoms are always the worse than anyone else.

    Answer by older at 10:13 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Because they are babies. A bunch of big a** babies. lol

    Answer by nicjon at 10:16 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I don't know why SOME do. My Husband doesn't, so.. =]

    Answer by -AJ at 11:24 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Must be just the three posters here. My husband acts perfectly fine when he's sick. He goes to work, he gets things done around the house. He's just sick.

    This is yet another bonus for marrying a man and not a 13 year old boy.

    Answer by Acid at 10:33 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • LOL...mine is the same way! It's always worse for him! And, I don't think age matters...he's almost 7 years older than me.

    Answer by MommyH2 at 10:48 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • YES YES YES did I say YES! They act like the world is coming to an end and they can't do anything for themselves. They need to be waited on hand and foot and have to be cared for all the time lol. I actually get a kick out of it sometimes because he wants to be so needy.

    Answer by babymama512 at 10:49 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • yep dh is a total baby when he's sick, but he takes care of me when I am

    Answer by a_brown23 at 12:01 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

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