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What He Hears When You Speak
Men don't always hear everything you're saying, which means he's not always getting your message:
You say (after being introduced): Do you know this band?
He hears: I want you now
You say: What do you do?
He hears: Are you making enough money to make you marriage material?
You say: My ex is a crazy stalker who won't stop calling me. He scares me
He hears: I'm still in love with my ex
You say: What are we doing Saturday night?
He hears: I want all your time for the rest of your life
You say (after making love): That was really nice
He hears: That was the best sex of my life. Let's do it again!
Top Lies He'll Tell You
Be wary, if he says any of the following to you:
- But I tried to call
- I didn't get the message
- I didn't notice what she looked like
- Sex isn't the most important thing
- I'll be careful
- We'll talk about it later
- I'm not mad
- I could fall in love with you in a minute (wait a minute and ask him how he feels now)
Learning to Talk Just Like Him
How to talk to a man so he understands you:
Men can only take directions one at a time. So, if you want him to go into the kitchen and get you a cup of tea, make it a two-part request (this also applies to when you are in bed with him).
When men bother to use words, it's to inspire action (whereas women communicate to bond). So if a guy insults another guy, he automatically thinks he wants to fight. And if you say you like his shirt, he thinks, "Cool