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Evaluate Chris Watters as a potential husband for Edie in How I Met My Husband.

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Even with the benefit of hindsight, it seems that Edie still retains a somewhat romanticized image of Chris Watters. She still sees him as a brave and dashing war hero who might just have been good husband material, but we know better, for we can see quite clearly what Edie cannot. Chris's experience of war has taken its toll on his personality, making him permanently restless and incapable of settling down. One doesn't have to be a relationship expert to know that these are not the qualities to look for in a potential husband.

Chris is too much of a wanderer, both physically and spiritually, to ever find any enduring fulfillment in a relationship. He always seems to be searching for something that he'll never quite...

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