However, this can have disastrous long-term consequences. A good rule of thumb is to always have a couple of platonic female friends on hand to serve as certified interpreters on the occasions when questions arise. Translation: I’m interested, but I don’t want to waste any more energy on you if you’ve already got someone in your life. If you don’t, ask me for my goddamn number already. Translation: I am empathizing with you for something shitty that you went through. Translation: I just gave you a get-out-of-jail-free card. However, based on your answer, I will know your level of commitment.
But you should know that I’m going to use it against you for the rest of your life.
It’s also difficult to confess when we’re upset about something we we shouldn’t be.
There are other times when we just think you should know that what you’re doing or saying is something that would upset us.
I’ll be honest, us ladies aren’t very good at saying what we feel.
We can talk for days and days about our issues or how someone else is feeling, but we just aren’t the best at coming out and saying what we really feel – especially when we’re a little crabby at something you’ve done.