AIBU about Ben Affleck?
AlwaysSpoiled34 · 27/07/2015 03:47
What is it about guys like him? You obviously know he will never be a great husband but you stay together for so many years? Guys like him love to have forgiving wives but only appreciate them when it is too late. All this drinking, gambling and girls - because he needs FUN, his life was not supposed to be so boring. He will always find another woman but he needs Jennifer in his life. Without her he will be in trouble.
TheDowagerCuntess · 27/07/2015 06:16
I think people are taking you a bit too literally, OP.
Of course you don't actually know Ben Affleck, I'm sure you just wanted to have a wider discussion about the type of man/person he is.
I don't have any direct experience of his type - mainly, I suppose, because I have no desire to. Maybe I am just too dull to want someone like that as my children's father.
I get what you mean, though. What is the appeal of that sort of man, long-term?
I hate being made a mug of, and you just know you'd be made a mug of, if you were partnered-up with someone like him, so it's that which would put me off someone like him...
mari100 · 27/07/2015 13:01
Do you know Ben Affleck personally or are you just judging him based on tabloid rumors that? Don't you realize that there is a difference between gossip and reality as in based on proven facts? Is there any evidence out there to suggest that Ben excessively drinks and gambles and cheats and by that I mean photo, video or real people acusing him publicly of engaging in that type of behavior? NO. Did his wife ever publicly accuse him of any of that? NO. Has he ever confessed any of that? NO. Then you shouldn't make those assunptions about him. If you wanted to open a discussion about a certain type of man, like you assume him to be, that would ok to just do that bur don't refer to a person you don't know acusing him of things that mignt not be true.
CatMilkMan · 27/07/2015 14:41
YABU you know nothing about him that you have found out personally you have no connection or experience with this person.
You are taking what you have HEARD not experienced and judging him on it, you are reducing him to a profile you are assuming is correct.
You have taken away all the humanity from this person and are complaining about him.
"I know his type" you know his type from magazines and newspapers which make money by writing about him, I know your type from your direct words that come straight from you.
I don't like your type.
RonaldosAbs · 27/07/2015 16:03
What on earth? You are the dull one love...
I believe he has been in recovery for his addiction issues for quite some time now, been to rehab and things. Don't be so judgmental, you don't know him. Jennifer Garner could be some abusive nightmare for all we know.
Also, as for "boring", I wouldn't say people like that;s lives were ever boring, they're A-list millionaires, they aren't going to be living the normal family life anyway.
KatelynB · 27/07/2015 17:13
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