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04-16-2010, 09:47 AM #1
Women problems --- "just shut up"
I know women love to talk. Especially when it comes to their problems and issues in life.
All the women I know seem to bitch and whine about it. I want them to STOP, all I can say is "i'm no Oprah".
How do I get them to stop talking about this issues and have a positive outlook???
04-16-2010, 02:54 PM #2
stop hanging around bitches with low self esteem
04-16-2010, 03:41 PM #3
not low self esteem just personal issues with family & work. She would kick a guys ass in a second but she always wants to talk about her job or family problems ruining any mood I start up.
04-16-2010, 07:21 PM #4
I like when the chick acts out her entire day at work, including mimicking the voices of her coworkers.
Almost worse is when they describe a dream they had in fine detail.
I've had many filibustering GFs. Chicks can't stay in the moment.
Her: "Blah blah blah blah, and Jeanie said blah blah blah and"
(raise your palm up to her and make the 'stop' gesture)
You: "Really? We have to go through this again? I really look forward to seeing you. I can't listen to any more of this. It's not fair to me. I appreciate you feeling safe enough to discuss your troubles with me, but this is becoming like Groundhog Day. I'm not a shrink, I'm your BF. Let's have some positive experiences together."
Her: "But blah, blah, blah"
Don't be surprised if she starts crying. It's their underhanded way of getting you to capitulate.
04-17-2010, 02:12 PM #5
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This is the one thing I got out of Mars and Venus, when they complain - they're not looking for you to fix problems or be Oprah, but you want to try to get her to shift focus a bit and get her mind off of it, because she's going to be stuck on it. It's also a good relationship test - how interested is she in your day to day life? Another test is how tolerant she is when you talk over her or disrupt her. Sometimes I'll just tell her I need to go take a leak and odds are whatever she was talking about will have been forgotten by the time I'm back.
Because there's some people that will talk, and talk, and talk...
04-19-2010, 07:58 AM #6
Yeah this girl is a New Yorker, she will have attitude about it.
Lately I've been moving thoughts acting like a Alpha Male. This could help much speaking about how it repeats over and over. I dont want to be the friend to hear her issues but I dont want to be a total asshole about her expressing herself.
Transitioning to a positive out look is what I'm hoping to go with in a ALPHA's mentality. Any more would help to consider future actions.
04-19-2010, 08:18 AM #7
Just listen to her, don't try to look for answers for her problems.
And read what sdnightfly said again, it's good advice.
Women have the urge to say 35.000 words a day. Men only have the urge for 10.000. So if she hasn't been able to have her nonsensical ramble, just listen for a few minutes and move on. It's a drag, but she'll appreciate it.
05-01-2010, 04:38 PM #8.
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- Sep 2009
Take your phone out and start checking your texts.
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