“when a man can listen to woman's feelings without getting angry and frustrated, he gives her a wonderful gift.
He makes it safe for her to express herself. The more she is able to express herself, the more she feels heard and understood, and the more she is able to give a man the loving trust,acceptance,appreciation,admiration,approval, and encouragement that he needs.”
― John Gray, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
I think what a lot of woman forget is that men are just not like them. They are cave dwellers, they deal with problems by going to their cave to think, in silence. Wheras woman talk, talk, talk. And they don't understand why their man doesn't want to do the same...