Am I Compatible With Dad?

Backstory: this was after being married for 35 years.

Hey, I just signed your father and I up for Eharmony, apparently they have a computer that pairs you up if you’re compatible and i want to find out what it thinks.

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    • 1.  Terry

      Best one in a long time. What if they find someone better?????

      January 28, 2011 at 11:36 am

    • 2.  kiatzkid

      All I can say is “WOW”!

      January 28, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    • 3.  TrixieV

      OMG! I almost fell off the couch! What I want to know is, What if she finds out that they aren’t compatible?

      January 29, 2011 at 2:56 pm

      • 3.1  Terry Gladek

        I know. I laughed for quite a while. This is exactly the kind of thing my mom would do if she could figure out how to do it.

        January 30, 2011 at 1:22 am

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      • 3.2  Sheila

        I also almost fell off the couch because my husband of over 20yrs suggests this everytime we see an EHarmony commercial! I’ll have to let him know he’s not the only one who wonders about this!

        February 6, 2011 at 7:30 pm

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    • 4.  Anne-with-an-e

      My husband in a moment of weakness once confessed he thought of having us both do this (we’ve only been together about 10 years). It’s so bizarrely unlike him. I guess he never followed through, though, because he didn’t want to find out if we weren’t compatible!

      January 30, 2011 at 2:06 pm

    • 5.  Alex Flinn

      I would do this with a boyfriend, I think.
      But if I’ve been with the person a long time and then find out we’re not compatible, I don’t think it’d bother me because we obviously lasted long enough.

      January 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    • 6.  Lucy

      I could see this as the set up for a romantic comedy I’d actually watch: compatibility test results are ambiguous or negative, resentment boils up, couple does crazy things to try to make themselves “count” as compatible, All’s Well That Ends Well.

      January 30, 2011 at 7:27 pm

      • 6.1  Anne-with-an-e

        This could also make a good reality / game show concept. It might be slightly less trashy than that Temptation Island one…

        February 1, 2011 at 9:39 am

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    • 7.  Monday Snax | Little Stories

      [...] Am I Compatible With Dad? This is just amazing. And hilarious. And yet I feel like it’s something that would feature in a Franzen novel. (Postcards From Yo Momma) [...]

      January 31, 2011 at 9:43 am

    • 8.  lisa

      I can’t say anything. I’ve said I was going to do the same thing before with my husband and we’ve been married almost 20 yrs.

      January 31, 2011 at 11:05 am

    • 9.  April

      I have thought about doing this, but I’ve only been married almost a year…

      February 5, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    • 10.  katie.

      Hm, I didn’t read this that the mother would take the results seriously. It sounds like something that would be funny to do, like “oh honey, eHarmony says we’re not compatible, uh oh!”

      February 7, 2011 at 4:11 am

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