How late is too late to get married and start a family?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Mack, Aug 18, 2013.

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Is 41 too old to be starting a family?

  1. Yes, hang it up fucker you're done.

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  2. No, 41 is the new 25.

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  1. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    My BFF and his girlfriend have just decided to give it a go and he's 41. :wtf:


    I always figured he was a confirmed bachelor. He always downplayed any desire to be a dad but now I wonder if it was a coping mechanism. :dontknow:
     
  2. Shivvy

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    anyone bringing kids in this world nowadays is nutz IMO
     
  4. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Whatever makes someone happy. I think you need to be young and healthy enough to be able to keep up with 'em until they are teenagers though.
     
  5. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    I waited til I was 28 and I was usually one of the older dudes at my kids functions.

    He gonna get "your grandson is so cute!" A LOT.
     
  6. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    At least all his toys are bought and paid for. :dontknow:
     
  7. Micheal Kenyon

    Micheal Kenyon Here

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    My brother in law is 46 and has a three and a seven year old. It's ugly. If he's your BFF for sure, cut his balls off. He'll thank you later.
     
  8. Mack

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    He is for sure. I'm tempted to tell him it's a bad idea this late in life but I've decided just to be supportive.
     
  9. banksy

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    I thought this was a Stern thread :nojj:
     
  10. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    pole added
     
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    Its different for older parents, not better or worse, just different. How old is the mom person?
     
  12. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    41 also... or within days of it.
     
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    If they are both healthy, why not?
     
  14. Micheal Kenyon

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    I hear ya. You're going to end up going home, shaking your head and feeling sorry for him. Sucks.

    Give him a puppy for a wedding gift. That's a slight, very slight, warm up. Maybe when he gets a handle on the dog, too much time will have passed and he'll shoot blanks. Now that's a bro!:yes:
     
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    Tony Randall had his first kid when he was 80.
     
  16. Mack

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    He's got bulldogs already.
     
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    I don't see the big deal. 41 is not old IMO.
     
  18. Micheal Kenyon

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    Shit. We need a new plan.

    I'm just saying my brother in law doesn't have the energy to keep up with jumping beans. He ages 3 years for every one. He doesn't really laugh anymore. It's no secret. He tells us point blank.
     
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    :boohoo: