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mondo joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-09-05 10:31 AM
Response to Reply #23
26. No, the problem was Charles' willingness to play along for the crown.
Archaic though they may be, the laws offer opportunities for those unwilling to abide by them to opt out.
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  -Imagine this - He married for Love not Lust or Looks! bleedingheart  Apr-09-05 09:02 AM   #0 
  - Well stated.  zbird   Apr-09-05 09:08 AM   #1 
  - Right on! This is the only true news I have seen in the past several  KlatooBNikto   Apr-09-05 09:10 AM   #2 
  - I am so glad you posted this  dsc   Apr-09-05 09:10 AM   #3 
  - I think that he married Diana out of pressure to please the royals  bleedingheart   Apr-09-05 09:20 AM   # 
  - I am sorry--they BOTH violated the vows of marriage...  DARE to HOPE   Apr-09-05 09:12 AM   #4 
  - yeah...proving my point...  bleedingheart   Apr-09-05 09:22 AM   #10 
  - you're kidding, right?  xchrom   Apr-09-05 09:41 AM   #14 
  - Not everyone violate their marriage vows  MollyStark   Apr-09-05 11:35 AM   #42 
  - What do you mean, everybody violates their vows?  American Tragedy   Apr-09-05 11:55 AM   #47 
     - I'm curious about the answer to that also.  Left Is Write   Apr-09-05 03:24 PM   #57 
  - Thanks so much for your post.  jrthin   Apr-09-05 09:41 AM   #15 
  - And they violated every standard of decency by perpetrating  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 09:44 AM   #17 
  - I believe Diana admitted to having numerous boyfriend while  lizzy   Apr-09-05 10:40 AM   #29 
     - only a fucking idiot would stand by and watch her husband  CatWoman   Apr-09-05 04:32 PM   #66 
        - First of all, you don't know that. I doubt she herself was all that  lizzy   Apr-09-05 04:41 PM   #70 
           - Just like YOU know for a fact  CatWoman   Apr-09-05 04:45 PM   #71 
              - I never said she was unfaithful to him first. By all accounts, looks  lizzy   Apr-09-05 04:48 PM   #72 
  - It must have taken a lot of love to marry a much younger and more  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 09:13 AM   #5 
  - He did not marry his "mom", he married his horse  AngryAmish   Apr-09-05 09:13 AM   #6 
  - Well love is blind and so am I ...LOL  lonestarnot   Apr-09-05 09:14 AM   #7 
  - Its obvious they belong together....  Jade Fox   Apr-09-05 09:16 AM   #8 
  - who can say....?  noel711   Apr-09-05 09:20 AM   #9 
  - American worship?  Dorian Gray   Apr-09-05 10:19 AM   #22 
  - Don't we all wish we could find somebody that loved us that much.  patricia92243   Apr-09-05 09:26 AM   #11 
  - What a great statement! I say amen and amen to that.  classof56   Apr-09-05 09:35 AM   #13 
  - I confess I never wished someone would love me so much that they'd  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 09:52 AM   #21 
     - LOL  Misunderestimator   Apr-09-05 11:13 AM   #38 
     - When you become heir to the throne of England perhaps your choices  retread   Apr-09-05 11:36 AM   #43 
        - To the contrary, Charles had clear choices. He opted for the  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 02:04 PM   #48 
  - I agree with you.  InvisibleTouch   Apr-09-05 09:28 AM   #12 
  - Camilla married for love rather then looks also  Mari333   Apr-09-05 09:41 AM   #16 
  - pshaw, he's a perfect ten  hfojvt   Apr-09-05 09:49 AM   #19 
  - I agree with you, Bleedingheart,  Dorian Gray   Apr-09-05 09:44 AM   #18 
  - I'm sorry but...  madmom   Apr-09-05 09:49 AM   #20 
  - The real problem was the archaic laws that required a virgin. Also  applegrove   Apr-09-05 10:25 AM   #23 
  - Thank you, Queen Elizabeth!  derby378   Apr-09-05 10:30 AM   #25 
  - I don't think Diana would have been three times the Queen. Just three  applegrove   Apr-09-05 10:37 AM   #27 
  - Diana connected to ordinary people in ways the royals  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 10:41 AM   #30 
     - Diana was a ditzy roundheels  AngryAmish   Apr-10-05 09:45 AM   #75 
  - Oh geez, how did it doom her to early death?  lizzy   Apr-09-05 10:38 AM   #28 
  - Call it chaos theory, butterfly effect, etc.  derby378   Apr-09-05 11:04 AM   #34 
     - perhaps if she hadn't been chasing a playboy around she would be  bleedingheart   Apr-09-05 11:10 AM   #36 
     - she was "chasing" a playboy?  CatWoman   Apr-09-05 04:35 PM   #67 
        - Yes, she was divorced and living her life. Charles is hardly to  lizzy   Apr-09-05 04:37 PM   #68 
     - Well, using your butterfly effect theory, you could blame anyone  lizzy   Apr-09-05 04:38 PM   #69 
  - she and her parents could have both said no!  madmom   Apr-09-05 11:28 AM   #41 
     - She was young and deferential - that's precisely why she was chosen.  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 02:16 PM   #49 
        - she played the role...  madmom   Apr-10-05 09:28 AM   #73 
           - That's not so unusual. But he should have known better.  mondo joe   Apr-10-05 09:40 AM   #74 
  - No, the problem was Charles' willingness to play along for the crown.  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 10:31 AM   #26 
  - Bottom line  lildreamer316   Apr-09-05 10:29 AM   #24 
  - I have to agree, I will not pass judgement on any of these parties  bleedingheart   Apr-09-05 11:00 AM   #32 
  - I agree. Being raised in that atmosphere  Lorien   Apr-09-05 11:37 AM   #44 
  - No, he's a selfish man who took the "easy" road instead of the right one  Coventina   Apr-09-05 10:56 AM   #31 
  - What, nobody else makes mistakes on who to marry?  lizzy   Apr-09-05 11:04 AM   #33 
     - Oh no, there are plenty of selfish, cruel and cowardly jerks in the world  Coventina   Apr-09-05 11:08 AM   #35 
        - Well, no doubt. Many couples make each other miserable.  lizzy   Apr-09-05 11:12 AM   #37 
           - Charles & Diana had a bad marriage because of CHARLES  Coventina   Apr-09-05 11:18 AM   #39 
              - Didn't the rest of them before him do the same thing?  lizzy   Apr-09-05 02:25 PM   #53 
                 - Then he should have been honest about with a wife who was his peer  mondo joe   Apr-09-05 03:31 PM   #60 
                    - I seriously don't think he ever told her he loved her.  lizzy   Apr-09-05 04:22 PM   #64 
  - Charles would be flipping burgers if not for his last name.  tabasco   Apr-09-05 11:20 AM   #40 
  - The Brits use Royals for entertaining, just like we have  lizzy   Apr-09-05 02:22 PM   #51 
  - He's marrying the woman he should have married in the first place.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-09-05 11:46 AM   #45 
  - I recall when Diana and Charles married...the media made a point  bleedingheart   Apr-09-05 11:53 AM   #46 
     - Actually, it was he who got pissed off  mr blur   Apr-09-05 02:24 PM   #52 
        - I'm not being a Charles apologist  bklyncowgirl   Apr-09-05 03:29 PM   #59 
  - Oh, please. He's a selfish weenie who lives off of others  neebob   Apr-09-05 02:18 PM   #50 
  - Well, for entertainment purposes, of course.  lizzy   Apr-09-05 02:28 PM   #54 
     - Who cares? The Royal Brits were following family traditions  GoldenOldie   Apr-09-05 02:59 PM   #55 
  - The wedding news report : "It was a pleasant occasion for all concerned"  oasis   Apr-09-05 03:06 PM   #56 
  - Married for character?  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-09-05 03:27 PM   #58 
  - .  B. P. R. D.   Apr-09-05 04:03 PM   #62 
  - :) Thanks, I will. n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-09-05 04:06 PM   #63 
  - Both Charles and Camilla are kind of horsey looking. I suppose  lizzy   Apr-09-05 04:28 PM   #65 
  - I remember reading some time ago about the main characteristics...  shockra   Apr-09-05 03:47 PM   #61 

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