AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Reverend Dr. Linda De Coff, iAnn Frailey, iAlan Brenham, iBarbara Henry, iBrad Bathgate, iErnest Paquin, iSteve Kerr, i

  Home > Relationships > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Michael L Eads

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 66 Titles
· 56 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Nov, 2008

Michael L Eads, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Pieces of Me
by Lena Kovadlo

Enjoy this emotional poetry book where you just might find yourself within its pages. Now 50% OFF!..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


A Manís Feelings (excerpt one)
By Michael L Eads
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Rated "G" by the Author.

Share    Print  Save   Follow

Recent stories by Michael L Eads
· The Last App:Smartphone Zombies
· The Train Set--Crazy Eddie
· The Train Set--Kansas City, Missouri
· Nothing nifty about turning fifty
· Attention Wall Street protesters!
· Basket Catch.
· Broken Pop Bottles
           >> View all 53


Until you been beside a man you donít know how he feels.

 

a man’s feelings
 
 
 
 
A
n old Bob Seger song goes: “Until you’ve been beside a man, you don’t know how he feels.” 
Isn’t that true ? I remember one time talking with a woman, unaware of my feelings, when she said, “I can just tell how you feel by the look on your face.”
“That’s amazing; I wasn’t even aware how I feel.” The conversation about my feelings ended.
We are all guilty of this. We often assume how someone is feeling, or what he or she is thinking, when in actuality, we don’t know. I suppose that is human nature,


but it’s based upon a false premise. It is ridiculous to believe one can actually know how another person feels.
It is true ; women are more in touch with their feelings than men are. They confide in each other while men often do not. But that doesn’t mean a woman is more in touch with a man’s feelings. Their mothering nature yearns to calm us down and make everything okay. Women are correct in their application of talking about their feelings and sharing problems with each other.
Men say things like: “Suck it up, walk it off, buck up, deal with it, or the old standard: take it like a man.” My personal favorite is “Get over it! Ironically, eventually that is what we may need to do. Those old sayings are tired and worn out. Guys, accept your emotions, and learn to process them. It’s okay to talk to others about your feelings.
Being a man doesn’t come with an instruction booklet. The women I have known understand I am a deep-feeling and sensitive person. I acquired that trait from my father and it is something I am proud of. My father’s character was revealed when we lived in the Greenwood area of Seattle.

       Web Site: bookondivorce

Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Joanna Leone 5/11/2009
Hi,

So many people try to "assume" what the other person is feeling. Sometimes we try to look at a person's facial expressions to figure out what he or she is feeling rather than asking a direct question.
The funniest thing is that women tend to analyze men and they ask their friends things like : what do you think he meant by that? or do you think he is dating someone else besides me? Men play the guessing games, too. I enjoyed reading your work today because it reminds me of how complicated relationships can become when we try to "guess". Sometimes, men and women make things more complicated because they assume what the other person is feeling rather than communicating directly with the person. This is a great write!
Reviewed by John Coppolella 2/24/2009
At first I thought that men couldn't really relate to their feelings like women, because they were not endowed with the same capacities.

However, after an email session with the Author, Michael Eads, and reading the additional information on his website: bookondivorce and hearing his audio message, My opinion has changed.

I believe he has been able to come to grips with his reality after divorce and that the advice he offers, is from treading on the solid and stable ground of experience, having traversed it successfully to his ultimate destination, closure.

This man is for real, and I can only hope his message gets into the hands of those men who really could benefit from his life's journey and hard learned lessons.

Rockie Coppolella

Popular Relationships Stories
1. Penelope and Peter bond; she enjoys a Cuba
2. Instead of...
3. a small safe vessel...
4. Striptease at The Conference
5. Surreal Dummy--Still Here
6. Make Love Like A Poor Man
7. Lightening Bug Nights
8. a reluctant letter (because I care)
9. Roar of the Blender
10. You Never Meant What You Said

life without relationship is no life at all --Relationship Recovery by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri

Relationship Recovery No man is an island. What is life without relationships? It is often the case that relationships cause us the most pain. Relationship Recovery helps one ..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

It's All About Her: A Man-to-Man's Guide to Marital Bliss by Jim Hamilton

Delivered in a straightforward, witty, and thought-provoking style, Itís All About Her is designed to spur actions and insights that work in the real world. Some of HER suggestions..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.