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  •  And a year or two after these 10's have been (6+ / 0-)

    towed home, married to these conservatives, and endure the possessive, controlling treatment, and get VISA and later citizenship papers, they may be re-assessing their situation as they assimilate some US culture and grasp a sense of what options and opportunities a woman might have, other than as a prized trophy acquired from another land serving to boost a lesser man's ego.

    It's likely they'll figure out a lot from seeing how woman relatives of the man are doing, wives of the man's friends, or neighbors. Presumably she'll find a way to call or write home and gain information and advice from these sources as well. Joe-6-Pack may have congratulated himself on acquiring a low-maintenance, trophy-class wife, to show off to friends and family, but when a woman get's shown off, she also has a chance to see how others are doing.

    I suspect some may have been asked to sign a pre-nuptial agreement and will have figured out what that really means--and that might be the sort of thing that tells them they have little to lose leaving this mismatched marriage. Even if he made a death threat for ever abandoning him, she may come to understand that might be surmountable. Either way, after the women settle in, it is probable they will eventually get enough of an introduction to US media to grasp how they might fare as an independent woman, without being anchored to these '3,4,5' conserva-chub douchebags.

    It may not be not long after that they'll be discovering the magic of divorce lawyers, and Joe-12-Pack or Joe-24-pack will be ranting about the evil court system, prejudiced judges, arbitrary court orders, and will assail the terrible cultural influences enticing his prized wife to consider leaving him. Perhaps one of his best consrva-buddies will find her so appealing that he'd coach her on how to use the system to leave him and get a good divorce settlement. Have to wonder, how many of these 'marriages' are intact 5 years later? Also wonder, how many of these men are going back to mail order bride services more than once? I'd imagine the frequent flyer miles could add up.

    When life gives you wingnuts, make wingnut butter!

    by antirove on Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 08:50:13 AM PST

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