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A Classic Case: What Men Say and What They Actually Mean

What Men Say and What They Actually Mean
Men are very hard to read, because they say something and mean something else entirely. Here are some classic examples of what men say and what they actually mean.
Rimlee Bhuyan
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2017
Most women cannot understand men, and by the time they realize this, it is too late to salvage the relationship. The most baffling thing is that it is men who say that they cannot understand women. Compared to their double speak, women can be said to be rather uncomplicated. Men can go to devious heights when they are chasing the object of their desire, but once they get into a relationship, they become complacent and gradually lose interest.
Common Phrases Used by Men and What They Mean
I don't want to get married.
I don't want to get married to you.
I need space.
I need to check out some other girls and keep my options open.
My ex-girlfriend was too possessive.
I screwed up her life by running around with other girls and she found out.
I miss you so much.
I am not able to find a new girlfriend.
I want you back.
I am desperate to have a girlfriend.
I will call you.
I will call you anywhere between tonight and the next three months.
Of course I was not looking at her.
I was most definitely checking her out.
You are becoming possessive.
I am afraid of getting tied down.
Do you want to break up with me?
I want to break up with you, but I am too chicken to do it.
That's not what I meant to say.
That's exactly what I meant to say, but I don't want to argue about it.
Can we talk about this later?
I never want to discuss this thing again.
Can we just stay friends?
I want to keep my options open in case I can't find someone better than you.
I don't believe in marriage.
I don't think that you are the right person to spend the rest of my life with.
I am afraid of commitment.
I don't love you enough to settle down with you.
It's fine!
It's definitely not fine and I want you to stew about it.
Diabolical Doublespeak by Men
Here are some more examples of doublespeak that men indulge in. These are some phrases that men use which have a different meaning altogether.
That's an interesting outfit.
What the hell are you wearing.
My parents know about us.
They will create a scene if they come to know about our relationship, but I want to postpone the talk.
I don't want to hurt my parents.
But I would rather hurt you.
I can't live without you.
I will leave you if I get a better option.
I need you.
I need you, because if I don't have a girlfriend, my buddies will think that I am a loser.
Let's see other people.
I am bored and want to check out other options.
I want to concentrate on my career.
I want to break up with you, but I can't handle your tears.
It's not you, it's me.
It is most definitely you and I am picking the easy way out.
I am a sensitive person.
This is my new pick-up line because the others don't work.
How come you have so many male friends?
I am jealous, but don't want to say it outright.
My mom calls me once a week.
I am a mama's boy and my mom calls thrice a day.
Why didn't you introduce me to your friend?
I liked the way your friend looks and want to get to know her better.
It is not working for me.
I have found someone else.
She is just a friend.
I am still trying to woo her.
I don't deserve you.
I am too coward to break up with you.
These were some examples of doublespeak by men. Look out for them ladies, and learn to read the signs before he breaks your heart.
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