What would you do

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  1. IloveTHIS Humble Narcissist

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    Completely hypothetical situation. Pretend your wife is in some kind of danger. You have a chance to save her, but its 50/50. 50% chance you save her, 50% chance you BOTH die, leaving your 5 y/o boy and 8 y/o daughter with out parents.

    What do YOU DO?
     
  2. DaleBoca Gold Belt

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    You can always get remarried.<Moves>
     
  3. luv24nic8 Purple Belt

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    Match.com is your friend.
     
  4. IloveTHIS Humble Narcissist

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    This isnt just your woman but your children's mother...
     
  5. THEfightsAREfixed you can do it

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    What a shitty explanation for the scenario, is it like gun at her head with a psychopath flipping a coin ala two face? Or has she fallen off a huge cruise liner into freezing waters and I have to jump in and save her?

    And how cool are my kids ? Do they have talents and special skills ?
     
  6. LEGS MAHONEY genetically modified man shark

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    Wheres the option to get rid of the kids and the wife
     
  7. DaleBoca Gold Belt

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    Yeah and I’m the father. Having the guarantee of one parent is better than having only a 50% chance of having zero.

    Now take a lap.
     
  8. IloveTHIS Humble Narcissist

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    It doesn't have to be that fleshed out bro damn
     
  9. THEfightsAREfixed you can do it

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    Do you want an answer or not man?

    I'm not a robot.
     
  10. Happy Man Banned Banned

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    Dude, what's their extended family like? All grandparents still around? Are they finacially well off? Maybe fairly young or at least abnormally spry for their age? With lots of same age cousins, many aunts and uncles, especially super close aunts and uncles, like the special one or two that are basically second dads or moms?

    Then go for it.

    If they'd be all alone with no one but state induced foster parents and no real extended family.......you gotta know your love would understand that kids come first.

    But bc I think other people are more In love than I've ever been, and they always put their soulmate first before all others, I can't judge differing views.

    Can only give how I feel Sherbro. Kinda no wrong answer.
     
  11. surgeyou1 Welcome to the Machida Era...Part Deux

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    This isn't tough at all. Not going to flip a coin on orphaning my children.
     
  12. smooth assassin Brown Belt

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    Can you sacrifice yourself to save her?
     
  13. Tone C Silver Belt

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    I'd miss her.

    I always said to my wife if it comes down to a choice between me or the kids I expect her to chose the kids every time.
    The same applies in reverse.

    We fell out with my parents years ago so they wouldn't go to them ( although there's only 1 alive now). Their other grandparents live in another country and wouldn't be able to look after them due to ill health.

    Not going to leave them in care of the state..
     
  14. Fedorgasm Silver Belt

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    If I were in danger and she had the choice I would want her to let me go.

    The kids have to come first. Orphans don't have the best odds of turning into well adjusted adults
     
  15. Anung Un Rama Idol of Millions Platinum Member

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    Kids are incredibly resourceful. I'd send them into save mom.
     
  16. IloveTHIS Humble Narcissist

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  17. Anialater Thousandaire.

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    Well i love my kids more than i love my wife. And my wife has a $350k life insurance policy, soooo..
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  18. ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    I'd use my option to increase the amount of life insurance on my wife.
     
  19. Todd Gack Dutch

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    This is a lose/lose scenario for me. My wife would kill me if I took the risk of the kids not having either of us.
     
  20. Organic Damage Vantablack belt

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    This sounds like the Trolley problem except with wifey on one set of tracks and both of you on the other.

    Morally I think your kids are obliged to upgrade to a hot 20 something stepmom.
     

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