Who would you save? Your wife/husband or your child?

@chrysz (1603)
Philippines
May 26, 2008 6:38pm CST
If the boat is sinking and you could only save one person, who will that be? Is it your child or your partner? As a mother, I would always save my child first. Like when I was about to gave birth, I instructed my hubby to have my child be saved if they are to choose. For me a child has to live or at least experience life, we, the parents, have lived our lives for years already and perhaps enjoyed and got tired with it at times. Our child will need us but I m sure, there are other people out here would love my child the way I do or maybe even more. Pls share your thoughts...thanks!
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8 responses
• United States
26 May 08
I would save my children above all others and then my spouse above everyone else. I agree with you. I have lived my life and I would give up my own so that my children could live theirs.
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@chrysz (1603)
• Philippines
26 May 08
Oh well, that how mothers really think...or should I say, that is expected from us though some people I know would consider otherwise which I don't really understand because a child is ours forever but our partners are not. Thanks for posting!
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@checapricorn (16066)
• United States
27 May 08
I know how to swin and my husband too, So, I will choose to save the baby for I know my husband will just survive!
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@chrysz (1603)
• Philippines
27 May 08
Nice one! I hope everyone could learn how to swim that I won't have to chose if faced in this kind of situation. Thanks for responding!
• United States
27 May 08
I wish too, I have a friends whom I taught before and gladly they can swim now. Even limited and simple strokes it will be ok as long as we will know how to float! LOL!
@naseeha (1385)
• India
27 May 08
I totally agree with you. i would save my child and next my spouse. Because we have been here so many years and it is enough. Our kid needs to live . But I never knew that i had so much of motherly love within me until i had my kid. Where did it all come from?
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@chrysz (1603)
• Philippines
27 May 08
I don't also know that I am capable of such sacrificing and unconditional love until I had my first daughter. A mom could really do everything for their children. Thanks for sharing.
@yourkl (585)
• China
27 May 08
I am only 21. so i have no child ,wife now. But if i answer this qustion. I will say save my parents. You know they give us more and i cant reward no matter how am i do. So i just want to save for them ,and someday use it trall with them when they old.
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@chrysz (1603)
• Philippines
27 May 08
I am sorry, I forgot about your case, so if you do not have a child, who would you choose to save, your mother or your father? Remember, you must choose only one person to save. Thanks for posting!
@ANTIQUELADY (36488)
• United States
12 Jul 08
i would save my child if i could just save one. i love both my sons so much there i wouldn't think twice on who i'd save. there is nothing like a mother's love. how someone people mistreat their children is beyond my understanding.
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@secretbear (19466)
• Philippines
12 Jul 08
hi chrysz! just like you, if i were to choose who to save, i would choose to save my child. and i share the same reasons with you. the husband has already lived a life, experience living here on Earth and the child has not even experienced half of what the husband had experienced. and besides, we can change husbands but we can never change children! a mother carried her children in her womb for 9 months. risk her life in giving birth. those are heavy reasons to give chance for the baby to live.
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@julyteen (13259)
• Davao, Philippines
12 Jun 08
it is a very hard situation if you will choose among the most important in your life but if no other solution except to choose the right one will i must select my wife because we build a relationship already i know all of her, i can make another child with her. if my wife gone i would missed her much unlike the child gone because the child is only new in my life. my wife is very important to me.
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@guruguru (14)
• China
27 May 08
it is a really unvalued discussion,i will never be glade to give the answer.
@chrysz (1603)
• Philippines
27 May 08
Then why did you stop by and posted something unworthy? At least it has caught your attention and I earned because you commented on it. Thanks for dropping by and patronizing my so-called "unvalued discussion"