Men are from Mars, Women from Venus

Discussion in 'Women's Issues' started by Imported, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. Imported

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    Krueger: It's an interesting thought. I'll say what the book says after a couple votes are in.
     
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    I voted for "am okay with getting advice" and I'm a woman. Usually when I rant it's to blow off steam so I'm not necessarily looking for advice but wouldn't necessarily turn it down either.
     
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    I need another choice that reads:

    ...think it's funny and kind of sad that people are willing to pay money for pop pyschology.
     
  4. jonb

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    Sorry, but John Gray's your basic New Age self-help misogynist. Actually, I think he, like every other self-help guru, pulled the whole book out of Uranus.
     
  5. Imported

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    Krueger: Very well worded, jonb, and yes, I am against a lot of pop psych stuff myself, but I have to wonder, jonb, why you said he was a misogynist?
     
  6. jonb

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    It just happens that women innately want to serve men. How conveeeeeeeeenient.
     
  7. D_Humper E Bogart

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    Unless you're kinky in that sort of way, in which case, "I wanna be served!"

    *Ahem*
    I have read the book, but ultimately, I tend to listen and give advice if anyone asks my opinion, mainly because I am pretty judgemental and sometimes holding my tongue is better than nuking a situation.
     
  8. thirteenbyseven

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    John Gray knows where the money is, who buys psych books and which sex is driven by love and relationship pop-psych. I recall reading that of all the psychology books sold at Barnes & Noble, all were targeted for women.

    Men want to know how to get from "Hi" to "I'm coming" with the least amount of interference and effort. We compartmentalize and strategize. We're primal.

    Men don't for the most part, speak like soap opera men. Soap opera men are in touch with women's feelings. They talk about things like caring and empathy. You never hear a soap opera man say, "hey babe, grab me another Sam Adams in the frig." They say things like, "dear Hortence, I love you so." Our brains are different.

    We go to a Mall with the precision of a Delta Force surgical strike. We don't browse. We can shop for a tool kit, a pair of runing shoes and a new set of Goodyear Eagles in ten minutes flat.

    John Gray knows this, thus he and his brethren cater to and write ad infinitum about what jerks we men are.

    P.S. I've been REALLY cranky since my ultimate goddess, Maria Sharapova, lost at Wimbledom to Venus Flytrap.
     
  9. dolf250

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    Damn! You mean that I’m a half century too late to be waited on hand and foot just because I am male? Finally I am getting to the root of my relationship problems.

    *Scurries off to build a time machine* :evilgrin:
     
  10. naughty

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    Damn! You mean that I’m a half century too late to be waited on hand and foot just because I am male? Finally I am getting to the root of my relationship problems.

    *Scurries off to build a time machine* :evilgrin:
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    This is proof! If you scratch the surface of most "evolved " males you will find an Neanderthal waiting to come out, club you on the head, and drag you back into the cave to cook dinner..... LOL! :p

    naughty
     
  11. headbang8

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    I love getting advice...WHEN I ASK FOR IT. Otherwise, STFU.

    Yes, I'm a neanderthal misogynist.
     
  12. dolf250

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    Now that seems a little more practical than building a time machine! ;)
     
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    Now that seems a little more practical than building a time machine! ;)
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    Well, that is unless you find someone willing to do it... Look in the south... us southern women (at least I was) are raised to cook and clean and iron and stuff... but then again, I'm gonna have a career myself...

    BTW If a male clubbed me over the head, I'd probably pull out my glock and shoot him... That's the difference between a Neanderthal woman and a modern woman... :spank:
     
  14. jonb

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    Well, actually, we can't tell anything about gender roles of other hominids. But if you want a guy who won't make you cook dinner, look for a homo erectus. LOL

    Now those bonobos . . . Damn! The females know just how to control the males!

    Jon (spanking the monkey at the thought of what society would be like if humans were a little more bonobo-like)
     
  15. D_Humper E Bogart

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    Erm, wanking over monkeys is not normal hmmmm-kay?
     
  16. madame_zora

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    Mmm, yeah, okay....

    *gingerly sidles over to couch to sit on her copy of Hot Monkey Erections mag*
     
  17. jonb

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    Actually, I said if humans were more like bonobos. Check the response.
     
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