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I Don't Understand Men

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    Is My Boyfriend Crazy??

    So... I started dating this guy i met like 10 months ago, he was super shy and quiet but i liked that, then we became boyfriend and grilfriend and he started opening up to me (he doesnt do this with anyone)  there are still some things he doesnt even mention like his father or...
    rataolvidada rataolvidada 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    Why is it that men like the chase

    if a woman so much? Then when they land the woman and she would do anything for them they lose interest?
    Liberaldaisy Liberaldaisy 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    I wish I could get in his head

    and truly know what he is thinking and feeling.
    hasinalady hasinalady 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2014

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    It's Uncanny.

    LADIESHave you ever noticed how.... If a guy thinks you have/had a crush on him, he continues to believe that you do, FOREVER?I run into a guy every so often, who knew I had a crush on him... 8 years ago. I swear, this guy still thinks I have a thing for him. I'm like, "DUDE! I...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 66-70, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2011

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    Perfect Date..then Poof!

    So I ask the perfectly suitable, nice guy in the band I've just joined to come to see Herb Albert and Lani Hall with me if he'd like to buy the extra ticket I have. He thinks about it a few days and does buy the ticket. All is plutonic and that's fine with me, although I think...
    strawberrystar strawberrystar 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Asking For Your Number...

    Why do men ask for your number and then not call?  I would rather they didn't ask because then I wouldn't get my hopes up!
    myfathersdaughter myfathersdaughter 22-25 3 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Sometimes I wish there was a handbook of do's

    and don'ts in a relationship. It seems like everything is going great and then from out of the blue something minor happens but it puts a huge kink in the next few events. I feel I'm old enough I should catch these things before they happen, but I don't. You would also think...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15

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    I don't always understand women either,

    haha. I have a love or should I say like- hate relationship with men. Men are fun to hang around. Don't get me wrong, I've met a handful of respectfulI, nice men and I admit a lot of times I'd rather be in the company of men then woman. To me almost all men are just like...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 12

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    Men can't figure out Men

    so how are we supposed too understand Men?
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    Idk

    i don't get why my husband has such a hard time understanding my feelings.  i know that he is able to gauge other women's emotions and needs (for example, his mom), but when it comes to me -- he just is insensitive.  even if i am brought to tears by him, he treats...
    personaje personaje 31-35 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    i hate it when my husband snores!

    i want to push his a## off my bed! (just a thought. lol)
    Jeannie3636 Jeannie3636 36-40, F Nov 30, 2014

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    ...but I Can!

    This article helped me: http://www.helium.com/items/1142686-understanding-how-men-think
    chuchupa chuchupa 18-21 Jan 17, 2009

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    Why Does It Work This Way?

    So, there's a guy that I've been off and on with for about five years. When I say off and on I mean that we dated for a few months, have a history, and in between relationships have hooked up now and again. He's a great guy and can be really sweet and considerate, etc. However...
    pocketm pocketm 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Why do men ignore women

    that don't give them what they want. Why do they have to be such jerks?
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    Can Someone Please Help Me Understand

    Okay heres the thing: When you say I love a guy are they supposed to get mad? I didn't think caring too much was a bad thing. Am I wrong though? I have known him 5 years and recently told him I loved him and he completley blew up on me. I don't understand what I did to screw up...
    kthimm12 kthimm12 18-21, F Mar 17, 2011

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    I Am Never Looking For A Relationship Ever Again

    I swear to god I will never look for a relationship ever again... I think I have learnt lessons I never needed to learn... over and above what most people would tolerate. but I don't understand men at all ... I think they are all stupid... and have no idea what women want...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2011

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    Can Someone Please Help Me Understand

    Okay heres the thing: When you say I love a guy are they supposed to get mad? I didn't think caring too much was a bad thing. Am I wrong though? I have known him 5 years and recently told him I loved him and he completley blew up on me. I don't understand what I did to screw up...
    kthimm12 kthimm12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    I Dont Really Understand Men ...

    I couldn't understand my last BF (my ex now), i give everything to him but he still leave me and keep me hanging. He knows how much i love him, he knows that i would rather choose him than any foreign guy chasing on me but still he keep avoiding me just because of his dreams. I...
    Longing4Luv Longing4Luv 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    ******* crazy ******* Tennessee redneck

    why the hell did I ever get attached to him or think he was cool. ******* bible loving redneck. My god why did I spend so much time pining if he's just gonna marry a ***** with piercings that looks like all the rest of the girls there who he didn't even know that long. Used to...
    cocoagirl95 cocoagirl95 18-21, F May 7

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    Sorry Can Not Answer As Blocked

    we are no different them many women there are god bad users and non users there are those that talk with you and those that talk at you the eord love and marrage no longer have a meaning in the world they are just terms used to get to what yopu want with manys so sorry you...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 29, 2011

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    Been seeing the same dude

    since August, and at the end of October, we made it clear we were 'exclusive'. Since then, I've seen things and felt things that have led me to believe he isn't being honest with me. On one of our dates in the middle of November, I saw him using Tinder (where we met). He wasn...
    MorticiaAddams MorticiaAddams 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I Can't Read Your Mind..!

    Sometimes I feel like men just expect us to know what they're thinking. Like they expect us to know what they want, and how they feel. Well, I don't know about you, but I am not superwoman! I have no idea what's going on in guys' heads. I get so many mixed messages and I'm not...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Jan 20, 2013

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    I Don't Get Them Either

    Men  a confused bunch . They don't know what they want, when they want it and how important it is to them. I'm married but cannot, will not live with any man. I guess I'm very independant and strong willed. I've known of only one that I could reside with, he was my ONE AND...
    cristinalemoing cristinalemoing 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    My Odd Love Affair With Men

    I am not a traditional beauty, I am older, curvy (the amounts of curves have varied over time), black (well mostly chocolate), and attractive but I don't think I am drop dead gorgeous. Men have always behaved rather oddly around me and I have never quite figured out why. They...
    nevenera1 nevenera1 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Men Are Like Bananas

    They are only ripe enough to be enjoyed for such a short amount of time. First, when they are bright and fresh, you can just take them as they are. They travel easily, get along well with others - see one banana and there's never one too far away, and they don't require too...
    serendipityg1rl serendipityg1rl 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Their sweet on one hand,

    Yet such a mean *** hole on the other!!!!!!!! (Not ALL men, but I have my go to hell list!!!)😊😊😊
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    I Know What Freud Would Say

    Freud, were he still alive, would tell me that I don't understand men because I lived with my mother as a teenager and had almost all female friends.  Mind you, I think Freud was usually full of sh*t. However, I do think being surrounded by women had an impact on my ability...
    lepamplemousse lepamplemousse 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2009

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    So I met this guy for the first time on

    Wednesday after we have been texting and talking for two months... So we hung out and talked and it was nice.., so before parting ways he tells me that he is off all weekend and would love to take me out Friday(which is today) and pretty much all weekend. So I said sure and we...
    Mstruebeauty91 Mstruebeauty91 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2014

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    Even though I'm a woman I dress like a man and have a very deep voice. Most people I meet assume I'm a man because of my appearance. That doesn't bother me at all because it's how...
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    I don't understand why our parents tell us to be ourselves, then when we were, they judge us. They tell us they'll support us and our decisions and then they don't. I don't...
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    Although I don't understand homosexuality I'm not a homophobe. People use the bible to hate gays and lesbians but the bible says to love thy neighbor. And only one can judge us...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    What I don't understand is that some people go too far with feminism. I have a friend who's a very strong feminist, but she called another girl a meninist the other day just...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am pro equality and I seriously don't understand why some women feel the need to put men down in order to get this "equality" that they strive for. People should support one...
    redrosexxvii redrosexxvii 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    All the days I spend thinking about something so...unexplainable. Why? Why do I want to die? Why do I shed so many tears when things could be worse? I should just be grateful and...
    XxTINYAZNxX XxTINYAZNxX 18-21, F May 16

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    My husband finally admitting to cheating recently. He filed for divorce and proposed to her, but recently he's decided that she is not it. He broke it off with her. We are...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Why don't people just lose weight! my legs butt, and stomach are only a tad bit big but it's something I can get rid of in like a month! I don't understand why fat people don't...
    GodsLittlePrincess24 GodsLittlePrincess24 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Some people just don't understand...
    marinexmaciel marinexmaciel 13-15, F Apr 24

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    I don't understand love sometimes. Why is it that I can attract so many guys who I wish would either leave me alone or remain simply my friends, but the guy I have loved the...
    EruditeAmity EruditeAmity 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4

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    So a friend of mine keeps treating me like a true romance is coming from us and she then turns around and goes on about her 'one true love' and how she has already found it, but it...
    SorceressSupreme2 SorceressSupreme2 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    Is that all there was to me? To you? I have been left wondering this for some time now… I actually don't understand but I guess now I'll never get the chance to get to know...
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F May 9

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    My mom is cool with homosexuality but my dad is a total jerk about it! I just don't understand why it's such a huge deal. Yes, my friends are attracted to other girls.... you're...
    Boo4Kayti Boo4Kayti 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I've studied sociology, anthropology, psychology and biochemistry and I don't think I'll ever get it. I've experienced infatuation and lust but love..... Nope. I'm not sure it's...
    4science 4science 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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