That's quite a nebulous blog title. I thought about Men vs. Women but that theme's overdone already and I really don't subscribe to it.
Yes, we're quite different by our Designer's design. My revelation came when I realized Doug is not my enemy and our contrasts actually make us both better. The knots in his head fit the holes in mine!
Yet the pop song belts out the common belief that It's a Man's World. For fun, I'll slide my soapbox over to that side and spout a few reasons supporting that view.
Why men are happier:
Your last name stays put.
The garage is all yours.
Wedding plans take care of themselves.
Chocolate is just another snack.
You can become President.
You can never be pregnant.
You can wear a white t-shirt to a water park. Actually you can wear no t-shirt to a water park.
Car mechanics tell you the truth.
You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too dirty.
Same work, more pay.
Wrinkles add character.
Wedding dress $5,000. Tux rental $100.
Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat.
A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase.
New shoes don't cut, blister or mangle your feet.
You can open all your own jars.
You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness.
If someone forgets to invite you, he can still be your friend.
Your underwear is $8.95 for a 3-pack.
You almost never have strap problems in public.
The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades.
You only have to shave your face.
You can play with toys all your life.
Your belly usually hides your big hips.
One wallet, one pair of shoes, one color for all seasons.
You can wear shorts no matter how your legs look.
You can do your nails with a pocket knife.
You have freedom of choice concerning growing a mustache.
You can do Christmas shopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in 25 minutes!
Men. . .amazing!
One day I'll have to mount my soapbox and list why I love being a woman! One day.