Dating Advice: Men Hate to Talk.

Conversations inevitably lead to mansplaining, which inevitably leads to getting hit by water pitchers.

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If you can put Aunt Mindy to sleep talking about why petrochemicals smell, I’m sure she’s grateful.

Just as men can’t ask directions, they can’t admit someone might be more knowledgeable than them.

Women should show they’re resilient, even if it means being accused of PMS or too free and easy with water pitchers.

Maybe stick to things you can both discuss, like what goes great with lemons, or whether peacocks really need to be so showy when they mate.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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