I'm with you there, soap operas certainly DO NOT represent any bit of any fantasty of mine. Ugh!
I thought most men were NOT interested in raising other men's children?
*sputter* I've lost my words. Eeeeeeek.
That's quite frankly one of the most laughable things I've ever seen...
Oooh! Let's distract them with shiney sparkley diamonds so she won't get an abortion!
What happens 3 years down the road when they get a divorce? As I recall, divorce is explictly listed as a sin in the Bible... We're only guessing that abortion is. :P
What? That's [sputters], I don't know, incredible? Stupid? Misguided on about a million levels?
And hello. Do they watch soap operas? There's a lot of rampant amnesia. Does that mean that given half a chance, we'd all decamp our lives?
I'd like to wade in on the soap opera hypothesis. The premise of which seems to be(from the quotation) that soap operas are based on real life. Soap operas are product pushers: "soap" operas, hence the name. A man marrying a pregant woman, whenhe is not the father of said pregnancy, leads to lots of juicy, tremendoulsy episodic, situations about mysterious parentages,jealousies,healt concerns, strife, torment, lots and lots of sponserec product placement. Please. Soap operas are capitalistic not moralistic***CV
Um, the fuck? Yes, I agree, most women *don't* want to abort, in fact, I'd say the vast, vast majority, and yes, most women are making a rational choice when they choose abortion, but wow, let's figure out how to address that:
a) create a social infrastructure that supports parenting of young children throughout society by providing extensive government-sponsored paid leave, universal health care, high-quality affordable subsidized child care, and educational options that do not depend on parental wealth, or
b)get crazy-ass born-again christians to freakin' marry women who are choosing to abort in order to retain control over their own lives.
A little unclear on the concept, are we? Nobody ever said the born-again xtians were smart. Persistent, yes. Smart, well...
Pardon my french - but, that's about the most stupid fucking thing I ever heard of...where are these people's brains...
Just what every single, pregnant female wants - some over zealous man thinking he's going to make it all better...What a joke...
I just don't understand why people don't let other people live their own lives...if some of us tried to push our life styles down the supposed "Christians" - they would have a fit...
Furthermore, there has never been one day in my life that resembled any Soap Opera that I've ever seen...WTF are they all thinking...
Well, hell, Kat, I'm just a empty headed walking womb on combat boots. And like all women, I can only dream that should I ever get knocked up again, I could whore myself to a nice christian pro-lifer. Yeah. Gonna go smack my head into the wall a few times now.
Oh. My. That is misguided on so many levels, I wouldn't even know where to start.