Lies All Women Tell Men?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2012 - 3:10 pm

Yesterday, we posted a list of ridiculously dumb lies we’ve told dudes we’d just started dating, but we’re not the only fibbers on the internet! The men’s site MadeMan has a piece up today on lies all women tell men. Writes Emma Sarran:

There are well-meaning untruths you might hear from even the sweetest girl you’ve ever met. There are smooth ways to deal with them that can keep you sane and score you points. So read up and take notes. Here goes…

8. “I don’t mind that you’re still friends with your ex.” 

What we really mean: “I do mind. In fact, I hate it.”

What to do about it: It’s kind of like the “Bro Code,” (made even more iconic by Barney Stinson’s bro-tastic character on “How I Met Your Mother”). But this time, it’s the boyfriend code (or girlfriend code—we have to play by the rules sometimes, too). No matter how much I convince myself I’m cuter/smarter/all-around-better than she is, it will always bother me when you hang out with her. And it’s rarely about me not trusting you. Instead—get ready for your ego to seriously inflate—it’s about me not trusting her. I just can’t imagine why she wouldn’t be after my man whom she lost. So please, steer clear of the predatory ex. It’ll save you some serious drama, I promise. Read more…