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Old November 22 2012, 08:03 AM   #69
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Re: Sayings that you hate now

lurok wrote: View Post
'Real men don't cry'. Yeah. Right.
That's an excellent example! It costs a lot of strength to allow oneself to show a weakness. Hence real men (i.e. men with a strong character, according to the stereotype) do cry. Only weaklings don't.
Besides, all women, strong and weak ones, like it when their man needs a woman's shoulder to lean on (unless it's another woman's shoulder, of course). It appeals to our drive to protect the ones we love.
Plus it's a completely sex-less way to snuggle. Something that most women greatly enjoy while in my experience most men inevitably consider snuggling foreplay.
a hug a day keeps the psychiatrist away
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