A while ago I was talking with one of my girls about men, of course. Whenever you see a minimum of two women conversing with one another, there’s a 75% chance that they’re talking about men. The remaining 25% is dedicated to other things that are important to us, like our families, our careers/interests, and figuring out what we’re about to eat. But generally, men give us the most to talk about.
Anyway, my girl and I were discussing how weird guys are. Like how one minute they’re flirting, calling and texting you nonstop and the next minute they wanna act like Squeak from The Color Purple: “Harpo, who ‘dis woman?” The texts and phone calls slowly start to diminish, and all the excuses as to why dude suddenly went ghost on you begin to manifest. This usually results in us women analyzing, reanalyzing and overanalyzing the situation, trying to figure out what the heck went wrong. Then we hop on the phone with one of our girls to rant, vent and confirm that we’re not being crazy — even though we low-key kind of are being crazy. But there’s a formula to this: wherever a man lacks consistency, a woman has some crazy to make up for it. It’s not necessarily on purpose, we’re just emotionally hardwired that way. Y’all get inconsistent, we get a lil’ cray cray. [Read more…]