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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
What Is It About Men?
FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH
I was doing some research on Men and came across this information from Shape.com
They surveyed 14 guys ranging in age from 19-56 to find out what they wished that women knew about them.
1. Time Flies When You’re a Man
“There is ‘man time’ and ‘woman time.’ For men, time goes by faster than for women. Einstein tried to explain this with his theory of relativity and I think it was all about trying to get along with his wife. So, the next time a guy doesn’t call or text a girl back right away or it’s been two weeks since he last said ‘I love you,’ just remember that it doesn’t mean he doesn’t care it, it just means that time passes differently for him.” – Dr. Tom Hacket, 44, World-renowned Orthopedic Surgeon and Team Doctor for US Olympics Snowboarding
2. You’re More Powerful than You Think
“In that single moment when you glance in our direction, we lock eyes, and all we feel is our heart beating through your chest, you have us. And there is absolutely nothing we can do about it!” – Alexander T. MacGregor, Jr., 19, Editor-in-Chief of The Boulevardier
3. We Like Shopping with You… Sometimes
“Things I wish women knew? If you trim your hair, don’t get upset if we don’t notice. Help us along by actually wearing it in a different style that day. Also, we actually like going shopping with you, as long as you let us pick out your outfit. And, sometimes we wonder why someone as amazing as you wants to be with us.” – Lalo Fuentes, 34, Celebrity Trainer
4. We’re Not so Different
“At the gym, men are just as self conscious and check themselves out in the mirror just as much as women do. In regards to cooking, men can do more than BBQ. All you need to do is ask—but be sure to do it after the game! Oh, and, men do like salads, especially if they are topped off with bacon!” – Chuck Hughes, 34, Chef and Cooking Channel host
5. Your Teenage Tendencies are a Major Turn Off
“A few things: Insecurity is a major turn off, using the acronyms ‘lol,’ ‘lolz,’ or ‘rotfl’ should not be used by any female above the age of 15, we don’t like being called ‘dude,’ ‘friend,’ ‘bro,’ or any combination of the above because you are not our male friend, thinking Justin Bieber is cute is not cute, and finally, going to the bathroom in pairs is bewildering to us.” – Beau Davidson, 30,Country Music Recording Artist
6. I Have No Secrets
“I’ve always been told that women know everything. Is that not accurate?” – Steve Berry, 56, New York Times Bestselling Author
7. DVDs Don’t Make the Perfect Gift
“I wish women knew that just because we talk about our favorite movie all the time, we don’t want it on DVD as our Christmas gift. We already own it. Actually, we don’t want DVDs period. It’s 2012.” – Matt Ritter, 30, Comedian
8. There’s Always an Exception to Dating Rules
“For every rule or guideline to dating that you read about in magazines, there is always an exception!” – Kyle Erickson, 25, Celebrity Publicist
9. You’re Beautiful When You Don’t Try so Hard
“I wish women knew even though we appreciate you taking hours to get dressed and ‘put on your face,’ it’s no longer necessary. Superficial beauty catches our attention but natural beauty keeps it.” – Thomas Edwards Jr., 26, Founder of The Professional Wingman
It seems obvious that men just want women to accept them for who they are and not for who we expect them to be. After all our brains are wired differently.
Respect for each other, and accepting each other unconditionally can be the key to success. Listening, understanding, loving, forgiving, and wanting to succeed are factors for love to stay.
If Mars and Venus are to align it will only happen through understanding that we have take some steps to accept each other, forgive each other, and love each other, then let some things go.
If we can choose to leave one thing unsaid at the end of each day we may have peace, and harmony.