Words women use

.....and a translation for men of what they actually mean.

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The following are some words women use and a translation for men who can't read between the lines - and we don't make it easy.

Guys how often have you had a conversation and thought you understood what was taking place – only to find yourself in the doghouse and not understanding why? 

 There are certain words women use – with a specific tone of voice – which say one thing but actually mean something entirely different.

The following are some of these words women use. Learn them and their meaning and your life will improve greatly.

Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. The problem arises when you think that she really means that things are fine and happily conclude that she has acceded to your logic.

Just five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house.

If you know that five minutes is actually a lot longer don’t get impatient just plan for this delay and know that you will have twenty five minutes to do something else.

Does my bum look fat in this? This is a minefield if you are not very careful. Obviously the answer is no, you look great.

However it has to be done with conviction or she may follow up with ‘you are just saying that’.

Nothing: This can be the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine 

Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don’t take the words at face value or you are in real trouble. Don't Do It!

Loud Sigh: This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing.

That's Okay: Oh no it’s not, it means the exact opposite.This is one of the most dangerous statements a women can make to a man.

That's okay means she wants to think long and hard before deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake. 

Thanks: A woman is thanking you, do not question, or Faint. Just say you're welcome.

However the danger arises if she says Thanks a lot! that is PURE sarcasm and she is not thanking you at all. DO NOT say 'you're welcome' ... that will bring on a 'whatever'). 

Whatever: Is a women's way of saying get lost! There is no argument to use to come back from this one. Just let it go – and quietly try to work out exactly what you said that led to this situation.

Of course you may not be able to find it as it could be lost in the mists of time.

Don't bother I’ll do it: Another dangerous statement, meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do several times, but is now doing it herself. This will later result in a man asking 'What's wrong?' For the woman's response  of ‘nothing’.

Gentlemen I hope this insight into the female mind has been helpful. It is an inexact science but knowledge is power and every little helps.

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