Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Why Men Are Never Depressed



I don't have the time or energy for much 'original' thinking or writing lately so I thought I'd share this little nugget with you that my friend Cari sent to me this morning. It made me smile and right now I need as many smiles as I can get:


Men Are Just Happier People - What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park. Car mechanics tell you the truth. The world is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky. You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt. Same work, more pay. Wrinkles add character. A wedding dress is $5,000 but a Tux rents for $100. People never stare at your chest when you're talking to them. The occasional well-rendered belch is practically expected. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all the time. Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks. A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness. If someone forgets to invite you, he or she can still be your friend. Your underwear is $8.95 for a three-pack. Three pairs of shoes are more than enough. You almost never have strap problems in public. You are unable to see wrinkles in your clothes. Everything on your face stays its original color. The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades! You only have to shave your face and neck. You can play with toys all your life. Your belly usually hides your big hips. One wallet and 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. No wonder men are happier.

5 comments:

Jane Doh ! said...

LOL...how true !!!

kmalone775 said...

Kris, I just came by to catch up. I am so sorry for all your health problems. I understand how much you'll miss Dylan but you want to get better so you can enjoy him & Cooper. As I type this I have Calyn sitting on my lap fussing at me for 'wiggling her'. Just think, you will feel so much better when this is behind you. You are in my prayers and thoughts!

Jungle Mom said...

LOL!!!

HORIZON said...

They've got it all! :) and us.

Judy said...

Oh, thanks. I needed this!