6 Things You Can Never Change About a Man

coupleWe've all been guilty of this. You meet a guy and he's perfect in almost every way except for one big thing. We don't give up on him though. At first we try to ignore it, but who are we kidding. Then we do what we are told never to do in a relationship -- we try to change him. Even though it has never worked in the past, we convince ourselves that this guy will bend to your will and be the way you want him to be. I will admit, he may give in on some things (I mean putting the toilet seat down is just good manners!), but you don't have a chance on some issues. Take a look at the 6 things you can never change about a man.

  1. He's a dog person. No matter how many cute kitties you shove in his face, if the man prefers Labs, he prefers Labs.
  2. He's a couch potato. Love won't motivate him to get off his ass. Sure, he is game to go out when you have plans, but don't expect him to be motivated to hit the hiking trails early Saturday morning.
  3. He's a beer buff. You may think wine should be the choice beverage of sophisticated adults, but nothing is better than a cold brew to this guy. 
  4. He's a mama's boy. You can't come between a man and his mommy no matter how old he is. She will always be able to guilt him into things.
  5. He's a sports nut. He's not just a one-sport man. This guy loves them all. That means he watches them all, so plan your life accordingly.
  6. He's the outdoorsy type. If he loves camping and you love couture, the romance is doomed unless you are up for roughing it once in awhile.

What other things will a man never give up or change?

 

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nekoy... nekoyukidoll

I had a ex who told me I had to change certain things about myself like my political beliefs and such.  I told him that would happen when hell froze over.  If you can't change why expect others to?

nonmember avatar kayliej

My husband loves beer but hes the first one up saturday morning to drag me outside. i love roughing it with him in the woods. ive learned so much from him. incrediably far from a mamas boy and dthe only sports he likes is hockey and baseball. haha

nonmember avatar kayliej

My husband loves beer but hes the first one up saturday morning to drag me outside. i love roughing it with him in the woods. ive learned so much from him. incrediably far from a mamas boy and dthe only sports he likes is hockey and baseball. haha

nonmember avatar Heather

I personally believe you can't change work ethic...good or bad. My husband is an extremely hard, devoted worker. He can't help himself. Even on his days off, he thinks about work.

nonmember avatar Tracy

Cars :-/ The never-ending saga of project cars.

Kaymad41 Kaymad41

I've been married for twenty five years, the only thing I ever changed about my husband is I got him to stop placing his forearm In front of his plate and hunching over it as if someone was going to snatch it away at any time.

SLS1979 SLS1979

There point of views on things in the world and the negativity side to things........Is what you can never change.....Honestly I say why change a man should love them for who they are well at least my man hasn't tried to change me he accept me for me and I do the same.....I think if men were the way we wanted them it would be boring and not interesting conversations....But will say the thing that changed in which he chose is before we met he never ate chicken and well now he does........Thats the only thing that had changed...

tbruc... tbrucemom

You'll never be able to change a person, man or woman, as far as WHO they are, their beliefs, etc., but you should be able to express your own and accept theirs.However, interests do change over time. The only thing I've been able to change about my fiance is that I've "softened" him.  He was a life long bachelor, lives in a man cave, not very emotional, never had kids, etc. but I've been able to bring out some of his sensitivity. People have even commented on the difference.

nonmember avatar Jane Doe

If a man is, say, over 40 or so, and is moody or has a bad temper, that won't change. If he has a poor work ethic, (won't find a decent job), and he vows to change and a year goes by with no changes, that won't change as well. If he goes home to let his mom do his laundry, feed him, and tells her everything about the relationship, that won't change either. Maybe if he's in his 20's there's a chance, but after 40, nope... move on...

nonmember avatar Jane Doe

It depends on age. I'm 40 and met a guy who is 41. He has a bad temper and is moody. That hasn't changed in a year. He has no motivation for a better job, so I wrote his resume, and in a year, nothing has changed. He still has his mom do his laundry and cook for him. Obviously, this guy will NOT change. If he were in his 20's out of college, different story...

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