For scientists and researchers the debate is on-going about deciphering the meaning of brain differences between men and women. For the rest of us co-habitators, the differences are a given.
Here’s a few reminders and you can read more at The Differences Between Men and Women.
Women mature much faster than men. Most 17-year-old females can function as adults. Most 17-year-old males are still trading baseball cards and giving each other wedgies after gym class. This is why high school romances rarely work.
A man has at most six items in his bathroom – a toothbrush, toothpaste, shaving cream, razor, a bar of Dial soap, and a towel from the Holiday Inn. The average number of items in a typical woman’s bathroom is 437. A man would not be able to identify most of these items.
If a woman is out driving and she finds herself in unfamiliar surroundings, she will stop at a gas station and ask for directions. Men consider this to be a sign of weakness. Men will never stop and ask for directions. Men will drive in a circle for hours, all the while saying things like, “Looks like I’ve found a new way to get there”, and, “I know I’m in the neighborhood. I recognize that White Hen store”.
Women will sometimes admit making a mistake. The last man who admitted that he was wrong was Gen. George Custer.
In the locker room, men talk about three things: money, football, and women. They exaggerate about money, they don’t know football nearly as well as they think they do, and they fabricate stories about women. Women talk about one thing in the locker room–sex. And not in abstract terms, either. They are extremely graphic and technical, and they never lie.
In order to understand how these differences occur, watch the instructional video segment by Mark Dungon on Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage below.
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