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Men will be men, will be men!!

  Men......! What was God thinking when he got down to creating them, I will always wonder! And after trying to change them in all these years, we women have not been successful.....at all! Not that I have anything against them as such...I mean, we would never be able to survive without them. But, there are certain habits or idiosyncrasies  of these creatures that do get to me...to all of us women, I am sure. There is so much to write about them ; I have written in an earlier blog- a letter to God on what changes we would appreciate in the future production of this species; but, it isn't much. Thats because we keep spotting something or other about them that needs to be talked about. Pent up emotions create a havoc on my system and thus, this blog , which I am writing on behalf of my 'sisters', many of who will agree with me.
   We all may have observed it...there is this very irritating habit of men that needs to be done to death. And that is.....even when they are out with their wives/girlfriends, they busy themselves with admiring other women/girls instead of admiring their own! I mean, come on, guys....you have your partners WITH you, look at THEM! Admire them, appreciate them for what they are, at least when they are with you. When you are by yourselves, you may look anywhere you wish to, admire God's art work to your heart's content, but, definitely NOT when we are with you! Yes, we may be ugly ducklings in your eyes, but, hello!....we chose you, too! Remember? We may have been married to you /with you for many years, and thus, 'old and boring', but duh....DITTO!! We still have eyes only for you....well, at least when we are with you!! Hehehe...
     Come on, guys, bring a change in yourselves....for old times' sakes. See, as of now and here, THIS is  the only point I am going to touch upon. So, at least pretend to learn a thing or two. When you are with your girls, LOOK/ADMIRE THEM, GIVE THEM YOUR UNDIVIDED ATTENTION....not other girls...in short, don't be those silly table fans, be the air-conditioners that are focused on one point! Okay? I mean, look, frankly, we too have a lot to look at when we are outdoors.....God has created such beautiful specimens that actually, at times, we really don't know whom to gawk at!!! But, we don't do that..when we are with you, do we? That would drive you up the wall, won't it? So, lets make it a give and take thing...you admire us and we do the same...or else, we embarrass you, what say you??

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