This doesn’t mean you have a great and profound relationship, it doesn’t really mean … MORE- Ask a Guy: When a Guy Doesn’t Text Back Guys don’t think about relationships as often as women do. It doesn’t mean they don’t care; it’s just not a central point of focus.
Countless studies have shown that women primarily gain their sense of worth and self-esteem through their interpersonal relationships while men measure their worth based on their ability to have an impact in the world and contribute in a meaningful way.
Don’t despair – I have a little secret that is sure to perk you up: men – yes, those creatures who are so often the bane of our very existence, the ones who puzzle us and tear us apart inside, the ones that cause so much grief but always keep us coming back for more – are not all that difficult to understand.
In fact, I think I have an easier time explaining why men do things than I do with women.
After some time has passed and the relationship is a bit more established, this urge isn’t as pressing and it begins to feel like work.
If he is there for you, if he is considerate of you, if he goes out of his way for you, if he opens up to you, he loves you. Look, I don’t think I’m making any radical claims by saying men are the less communicative of the two genders. I know it can sometimes feel like he’s intentionally trying to make your life more difficult, and while he may be driving you nuts, deep down all he really wants is to provide for you and give you what you need. Men aren’t women (sorry to throw another shocker at you there! They aren’t able to intuit the nuances and decipher the clues.
Read on for universal male truths that can save your relationship and your sanity.
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If you want to know where he really stands, pay closer attention to what he’s doing and put less emphasis on what he is and isn’t saying. If you want him to give you what you want, tell him what it is that you want!
The trick is to do it in a way that’s encouraging, not one that’s threatening, demanding, or nagging.