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Why Men and Women Are Different

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Why Men and Women Are Different 'Not only do men and women communicate differently, but they think, feel, perceive, react, respond, love, need and appreciate differently.' - Jon Gray. I have spent seven days observing the contrasting behaviour between males and females, and then finding out why these things occur. My personal observations have uncovered many significant differences between men and women. * If a woman is out driving, and she finds herself in unfamiliar surroundings, she will stop at a garage and ask for directions. Men will never stop and ask for directions. * Men can never find things. They can be staring into a fridge wondering where the butter is, and will be adamant that there is none, then the woman can walk into the ...read more.


They use the telephone to send short messages to other people. A woman can visit her friend for two weeks, and upon returning home, she will call the same friend and they will talk for three hours. * When a man goes to the toilet, he usually goes for one reason and one reason only. Women use toilets as social lounges and therapy rooms. Women who go to toilets as strangers can come out best friends. Everyone would be instantly suspicious of the man, however, who calls out, 'Hey Frank, I'm going to the toilet - you want to come with me?' The reason men don't like to admit when they are lost is because it is considered a sign of weakness and will make them seem powerless. ...read more.


It bewilders men that women have such an acute ability to notice small details and changes in the appearance and behaviour of others. Men aren't great conversationalists either. Girls start speaking earlier than boys, and a three-year-old girl has nearly twice the vocabulary of a three-year-old boy, with her speech almost 100% comprehensible. Women are good conversationalists and they enjoy talking and do lots of it. The main reason women need to talk is because at the end of a day full of problems, the problems keep going around and around in her head and the only way a woman can get rid of them is by talking about them. Whereas, a man files away his problems and keeps himself to himself. It is confirmed that men and women are very different, and it is down to their opinions, behaviours, attitudes and beliefs. ...read more.

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