Men and emotions have forever been poles apart. We are considered rude, and at times we can be very depressed because we can’t talk to anyone about how we feel. It’s not our fault, because expressing feelings is not at all easy. In fact, it’s the hardest thing to do. Some would argue, “We are not mind readers that we would know about your emotions. We need you to tell us how you feel.” We get your point, but probably you don’t know the internal struggle we go through almost every day just to let the world know that we are not emotionless people. Here are some things only a person who sucks at expressing emotions can relate to.
1. People Think We Are Arrogant Jerks
Thanks to our inability to show emotions, we are passed off as an arrogant jerk. People are highly judgmental about us and without realizing, they call us rude and someone who is full of himself. Well, hello guys, we are not arrogant. We just can’t do sugary talk.
2. People Feel We Lack Emotions And Respect
It’s surprising how we are assumed to be someone who lacks feelings and respect for others. In fact, at times we are left heartbroken and dejected because of this and what’s worse is that people don’t even care. I mean what do they expect us to do if we can’t express?
3. Most Of The Time We Are Left Isolated
By isolation we don’t mean only physical. Sometimes even when you are in a crowd your friends might simply ignore you. This happens with many of us, if not all and we can’t even tell them how angry we are with them.
4. Women Often Overlook Us Because Of This
Of all the situations, this is the toughest. When it comes to talking to women, they expect us to express ourselves almost every time. And when we fail at it, they tend to ignore us. No wonder, we failed at impressing our crush. In fact, proposals seem to be a nightmare for us.
5. We Stay Quite When We Don’t Know What To Say
If someone asks us how we feel and we don’t know what to say, we prefer to stay quite. Honestly, we don’t know how to brag. Sometimes if at all we have to say something we might say we are feeling bad but you would hardly hear us shout the truth that we are feeling terrible.
6. We Are Bad At Consoling People
We are not at all good when it comes to consoling someone. If you went through a breakup or going through a rough time, we will be there for you. We might stand with you and even lend you a shoulder to rest but we cannot console you with words or tell you that things will be fine. WE JUST CAN’T!
7. You Fear Rejection
At times, our inability to express emotions can also be connected to our fear of rejection. What if the person does not approve of our feelings and leaves us. Though this is wrong, yet we would bottle up all our anger, frustration or even love inside us, instead of letting it out.
8. When We Express, We Are Perceived As Weak
Often men are conditioned in a way that they are made to believe that you can’t cry when you want to. In fact, there is a huge misconception revolving around men being emotional. This is probably the reason why those who actually show their tears or their emotional side, are considered weak.