New Relationship Tips for Guys
If you are in a relationship, you probably find it hard to understand how men think. Why can't a man ask for directions even when he is lost? This is just one of the strange things about a man. In fact, most men won’t read instruction manuals even when they don’t have the slightest idea how to perform the task. Seemingly, they are always willing to try to do what they really don't know how to do! If you are wondering why your man cannot purchase and read a book on relationships, you are not alone. The old saying that men are logical while women are emotional rings true. If men are logical, you may wonder why they do not seem to act rationally by asking for directions. Following is some simple dating advice for men.
Why men don't ask for directions
At first, their behavior seems quite ridiculous, but logic
tends to propel men in different directions. What looks illogical to you may be
quite logical to them if you understand how men think. Just take a minute and
review the responses three men gave when asked why they don’t ask for directions:
"Honestly, it is all about pride. Asking for direction
makes us feel a little stupid."
"We usually do not understand or even remember much of
what we hear; we prefer discovering it."
"We protect our ego; we can't go seeking assistance
from a person who knows more than we do. We don't get lost; we just discover a
These responses suggest that men want to discover the solution to their problems. To make it
Men want to learn by doing
Men are just big boys; they want to experiment instead of reading
instructions. If you want him to learn, let him figure it out himself. Do not instruct your man: your patience will
wear out before he changes. For a man, asking for directions is admitting
defeat proving that he could not do it himself and It is quite humiliating. Men
want to prove they are winners. Your man wants to emerge victorious, productive
and successful without any assistance. A man will find a solution to a problem
alone if need be. Don't get mad at him when you suggest a solution and he chooses
to go against it.
Men fear showing their weaknesses. Telling a man what to do
makes him feel weak or vulnerable. It points to his shortcomings. Men tend to
believe if he has done it in the past with no assistance, what is the need for
guidance or directions?
Dating Advice for Men
The mind of men and women function differently. Just
understand your man when he thinks or behaves differently. Most notably, he
will discover the right way to do something on his own. Be patient.