Monday, July 27, 2009

Because women are too nice

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“I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” Mark Twain

Even when women are being mean and sarcastic they’re too nice.

When women get together nothing gets done because they’re too busy making sure everyone likes them. Where men will happily compete and use each other to get places, a woman will passively aggressively hold back and use subtleties like gentle sarcasm and behind the back gossip to get themselves ahead.

Women are too afraid of not being thought of as nice to openly communicate. They aren’t very nice of course – they’re as mean and vicious as any man – but they mask it (unsuccessfully) behind gentle hostility in order to never seem mean.

If someone (male or female) actually calls them on their hostility, they can say they never meant it. They were trying to be nice. They can’t help it if you took it that way. Their wide eyed appeal is almost always convincing. (Its loss of power will be directly proportional to the amount of times it is used)

In other words, you’ve misinterpreted.

By the time all this is on the table the opportunity for action is long past and no one wants to do anything anymore; or there is just no time.

In romance novels the women are – regularly – not very nice at all. They’re spirited, alive, wild and busy – but rarely nice. And that’s why intelligent women like them so much

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