Home     Links     Contact Us     Bookmark  
 
   Homepage      News      Legal Forum      Dictionary  
Home : Legal Forum : Marriage & Divorce

What do you guys think about ultimatums?
Find answers to your legal question.





What do you guys think about ultimatums?

I have some friends that have been dating for 2 years. She wants to get married but he doesn't. She recently told him that of they aren't married within the next year it's over. Do you think this is the right thing to do in her situation? I personally think that a marriage will never work if one person has to be forced into it by an ultimatum. What do you really have then except a spouse who really doesn't want to be married to you anyway? What do you guys think?







C-243
Rating
Ultimatums for marriage are never good ideas. Either way women end up losing the man. He either leaves on the spot or he gives in to the ultimatum but is miserable and they end up getting a divorce later on. Women have to realize the men don't rush into getting married. We don't dream about it our whole lives. We have to slowing prepare ourselves for it. If we are rushed, it won't work out. Women need to stop comparing themselves with their friends and not worrying so much about their biological clocks. Let some things happen naturally in it's own time.


kim h
I would never give one. Why does she want to marry someone that does not want to marry her? She cannot force him to.


noga
I think..when you give an ultimatum..you should be prepared to lose..what you bring to the table..because although she is not forcing him ..to marry her..she is ..forcing him to make a choice..she may not be the choice ..he makes.


innerlight
Rating
the girl has to re-evaluate if she wants a man that she has to force to marry her. i've seen the ultimatum work, some guys need a lil push. but some freak out and run. if he's a man and in love with her, he'll do it soon enough. but tell her not to keep bringing it up. tell him once, let it go, if 1 year is her timeline and he doesn't do it, then leave. it'll be hard but why wait around if thats truly what u want. some women are ok waiting forever.


James C
They are not compatible . Move on There is always another streetcar to come for her to catch


Gayatri
ask ur female friend to walk away from him. he just timepassin her. no ultimatum will work. its nonsense. if he wanted to marry her she neednot have given an ultimatum. ultimatums are given after repeated requests fall on deaf ears... that means he has been avoidin gettin married to her. ask her to just move with life. otherwise she waste one more year of her precious life on goodfornothings


Julie C
Rating
She's with the wrong man. One should never, ever give someone an ultimatum like that, it never works out. She needs to let him go and find someone else who has the same dreams of marriage.


Casper
Ultimatums are always tricky, and rarely work. The main thing with an ultimatum is that one must be absolutely sure that one means it. In other words; are you actually prepared to follow through with whatever you have threatened as an alternative?Perhaps your friend needs to think very carefully about what she will do if her bluff is called; because that is what it will come down to. Just remember that friends don't always respond well to "advice", no matter how well meaning it may be.


shortgal
Rating
If she wants to get married and he doesnt then it doesnt sound like there is a future for them and they should end the relationship now.


JERDAWG
as a guy, if given the same choice, I'd run away as fast as my feet would carry me!


yourkiwiboy
I am with you I do not think an ultamatum is fear.. and think it is a control act.... as the old saying goes ...patience is a virtue..... and the guy is probably a very careful type ? and wants to be sure 100%


Paralegal1982
Me personally, I would want the man to marry me because he wanted to..not because he was pressured into it. Even if he gives in, it wont last long.


Jason R
Um..I have heard differing things on this... Ultimatums work - but only if the woman isnt bluffing...she is ready to carry through with walking out on him and takes steps to do so if he cant "man up." If a woman makes idle threats, and shows no sign of going anywhere...we dudes can see that sh** a mile away, and neither will we. You women have to be ready to WALK if they guy doesnt budge, or we will have lost respect for you (something that happens after 3 years anyway if the women doesnt try and get the ring).


GUAN SHI YIN PUSA.
Rating
You can't force someone to marry you. Love is a mutual thing... If someone give me an ultimatum whether to get married or it's over? My answer will always be I will walk away. I don't take no crap. Plain and simple! ♫♥♫







Legal Discussion Forum

 How do I deal with the loss of my life partner of 18 years?
I felt that our relationship was perfect, everybody said we were wrong. I have been sad for 1 year, shouldn't I start to feel better?...


 Iam losing my man over his ex wife (HeLp Me please)...what should i do?
We have been together for 4 1/2 years. Iam divorced but he is still married. He got with his wife 10ys ago they stayed together for only 9 months then they seperated and have not been together ever ...


 My wife and I have been married for 9 years and we dated for 4 years prior to that.?
Lately we have been arguing a lot and I am sick of it. I started dating her the summer after my junior year in high school. I am now 30 years old and we have a 4 year old. My daughter is the joy of ...


 Why am i so confused?
i ve been dating him for more than a year.and ithink its time for me to get seroius. he is a real nice boy. n i think he may have feelings for me. but im not sure abut mine.we r polar opposite.he is ...


 Should a guy?
come to a girl the first time they hang out? I live like 20 mins from this guy. He said he didn't want to come this way because he has an hour drive the next day to visit family......


 have you ever been too proud to forgive ur husband even though he apologised, and it was really not a big deal
yesterday we had a terrible fight, it was not sth serious at first but then a lot of bad words were said..honestly it was his fault and he only admitted after spending the whole night argying. he ...


 How to help 4yr deal with her father not being around.?
My daughters teacher told me this morning that lately my daughter has been really emotional, she cries alot and says she sorry over and over for the simplest things. Her teacher says that she told ...


 ok another question for mature women?
do you prefer lovemaking to be nice and easy or intense, kinda hard to ...


 I am male 21 years iam inter fail and don't have anything .?
hai brothers and sisters iam very confused in my life i don't know what to do because i have five sisters but i don't have any job to earn money and make food for them. i failed in inter ...


 Why Does He Hurt Me?
Yesterday my shrink said "I'm burnt-out by you". I felt so small. That hurt me so much. I don't talk as much during therapy because I feel he let me down. I've been seeing ...


 will i marry a man who cant spend money for me?
...


 Do men have double standards?
My husband works out of town alot and so when he's gone he doesn't want me to go out and do anything unless it's with a married friend. On the other hand he has gone out to eat with ...


 How did you make it through the really ruff patches in your marriage ?
...


 i feel lonely in my life. i need some 1 special,but unfortunately i am not able to get any. plz help me.?
i am single male age 28 from india. i feel very alone in my life. i am getting depressed in my life . i need some 1 with whom i can share each and everything. who can care me and love me. but ...


 ?If you married Whit fake SS that will cancel your married license?
When we married bolt dint have SS number so I used fake one and it is harde to get divorce in Mexico since i got married in USA? and can not go back to USA. so if any one knows how can u help me I ...


 Are Usher and his wife still together?
...


 Im confused?
I am a married man and been married for 6yrs (2nd marriage) a year and a half ago I started communicating with an ex girlfriend that I had strong feelings for and we broke up after she met her ...


 how many times do you think?
about doing "it" ?...


 what kind of things?
do you like to do for 4...


 What would you do if this were your husband???
A married man constantly flirts with a married, younger woman at work who’s very attractive. He stares (even in front of their spouses), glances when she’s not looking, makes a point to watch her ...




Copyright (c) 2009-2013 Wiki Law 3k Friday, November 28, 2014 - Trusted legal information for you.
Archive: Forum  |  Forum  |  Forum  |  Links
0.024