Women have the need to talk;
the urge, the drive, and the demand to be heard.
A good patient man listens and learns to nod.
This desire runs deep throughout the generations.
Eve was a talker, and look
what happened to her and Adam. Adam got his one
chance to make a comment and, quite by accident,
mentioned the S word (sports). He
ended up sleeping on a fig leaf, alone, for a
The whole apple thing was
spurred on by too much conversation as well. Eve
says to him, in the middle of a one way, non-stop
conversation she was having with the nearby snake
in the grass, Come on Adam, just take one
bite. He takes the one bite in hopes
to keep her quiet and bang, no more Garden of
Learn to nod and smile.
Its quite a problem. Whats a fellow
Of course, many men have
the same urge to go on as well. If not about
sports, some other sort of manly- man exercise
about screen doors, wood chippers, or handheld
screw guns. Whenever I start down this path, my
wife picks up a book and begins to read.
Yes, I am listening honey she says to
me, You got to screw something, thats
I suppose, to be fair to
both sexes, its best for any conversation
to be a two-way street. My problem is that I
frequently end up in the bike lane when the
talking begins. Thus, as a married person, I
advise all couples to keep these words in mind
and to use them often: Yes dear, I AM