Dating and feelings
' So when Rosemary, a client of mine, started telling me about the difficulties she was having with her partner, I listened sympathetically and let her pour out her frustration without telling her that I had heard it all before.And when she finally came to a stop, I began to explain why so many men are uncomfortable exploring their feelings and why this is a good thing! Male friends have told me they hate it when a woman asks them during a quiet moment: 'What are you thinking?Men, on the other hand, stop communicating when they have a problem to solve.Understanding better how your partner processes emotions can clear up misunderstandings and bring greater tolerance into your relationship.
Rosemary was surprised and relieved to learn that there are sound reasons why her male partner may 'button up'.' Except in this instance it's: 'Why can't a man be more like a woman?' There are things you need to know about how most men and women relate differently to emotions. It’s more common that the man in the relationship isn’t nearly as emotional as the woman, and the she finds it difficult to express her feelings without making her partner uncomfortable.Fortunately, you can learn the subtle art of talking to men about your feelings and move on with your relationship.