Insight by Night - Impressions and Expressions of Ijon — LiveJournal
Insight by Night|
|Date:||December 29th, 2003 02:59 am (UTC)|| |
This is possibly the biggest problem facing man-woman couples since the dawn of time, though your case - and mine - are rather on the extreme side. K, in fact, had to learn to express her needs and moods in direct and rather exact terms, for she understood that otherwise there's no chance in heaven or hell that I'll understand her.
I know it might sound strange, but I still actively refuse to relate to any kind of subtext in what people say to me. I will not play guessing games with anyone. If someone wants something from me, he or she had better say it very clearly. I do the same.
If I suddenly feel an irresistible urge to experience a subtext, I go and read a book.