This is why we need a special "women shooters" forum...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by albin25, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. albin25

    albin25
    Lewiston Idaho
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,755
    Likes Received:
    7,664
  2. Dyjital

    Dyjital
    Albany, Ore
    Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    6,465
    Likes Received:
    10,135
    Amen!

    When my wife gets like this I start quoting this video. She realizes what's up and adjusts accordingly.
     
  3. Mark W.

    Mark W.
    Silverton, OR
    Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    6,276
    Likes Received:
    6,334
    Not touching this with a 10 ft pole
     
    JRuby likes this.
  4. Mikej

    Mikej
    Portland
    Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer 2017 Volunteer

    Messages:
    4,690
    Likes Received:
    7,229
    OOhhh that's a classic!
     
    ogre likes this.
  5. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim
    West of Oly
    Springer Slayer Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer 2017 Volunteer

    Messages:
    8,627
    Likes Received:
    20,052
    Nope, me neither....... o_O
     
  6. Slobray

    Slobray
    Yelm, WA
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,404
    Likes Received:
    3,653
    Hmm, kind of familiar........


    Ray
     
  7. nammac

    nammac
    I-5 Corridor - West of Portland
    Constitutionalist Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    3,668
    Likes Received:
    11,609
    Just listen and be sympathetic....

    Sometimes she doesn't want it fixed, just wants to "talk" and know that you "listen"...

    Those are the moments when I take mental inventory of what rounds I have on the shelf :cool:

    All the while listening and being sympathetic
     
    Dyjital likes this.
  8. Monica Cowles

    Monica Cowles
    Grays Harbor, Washington
    Member, NRA (Life) USCCA, ACLDN, SAF (Life) Staff Member Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    425
    Likes Received:
    1,336
  9. albin25

    albin25
    Lewiston Idaho
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,755
    Likes Received:
    7,664
    At least the guy deserves some points for even noticing the nail.
    (not sayin' it was the first thing that caught his attention...but he did notice it.)
     
    Slobray and Monica Cowles like this.
  10. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu
    PDX OR
    Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    10,010
    Likes Received:
    20,590
    You guys really need to listen more and better!:D
     
  11. JRuby

    JRuby
    St. Helens Oregon
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,753
    Likes Received:
    2,484
    I have bern married over 30 years I have a lot left to learn but one thing I have learned is not listening isa big mistake. Just because its nt iimportant to me doesn't mean its not important to her.
     
    Joe13, nammac and Dyjital like this.
  12. Dyjital

    Dyjital
    Albany, Ore
    Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    6,465
    Likes Received:
    10,135
    Married 12 years now. I learned that about two/three years ago.

    And quoted for truth.
     
    Joe13, JRuby and etrain16 like this.
  13. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky
    Keizer / Hillsboro
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,523
    Likes Received:
    1,149
    That's hilarious because it is so true. I'll generalize here: women need to talk about problems, men just want to fix the problem so the noise will stop.

    We will have been married for 30 years in July. It too me too long to learn that lesson, but learn it I did.
     
    Joe13 and JRuby like this.
  14. etrain16

    etrain16
    Oregon
    Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2017 Volunteer

    Messages:
    12,609
    Likes Received:
    37,581
    Hilarious video. We'll hit 23 years in July. Learning to listen is a key skill for any husband who wishes to maintain sanity in the home. Listening and not trying to 'fix' everything, is another key skill ;) After 23 years, our ability to relate and communicate is better than it's ever been. Was a bit rocky those first 5-10 years or so - but I don't always learn quickly :p

    Of course, there are still times I try to pull the nail :rolleyes:
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2016
    Joe13 and JRuby like this.
  15. L84Cabo

    L84Cabo
    Orcas Island, WA
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    718
    Likes Received:
    1,828
    An oldie but a goodie. Would be hilarious if it wasn't so true. We...men...as so completely screwed. :rolleyes:
     
  16. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim
    Salmon,Idaho
    Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

    Messages:
    11,886
    Likes Received:
    10,897
    Yes they are
    No we're not:cool:
     
    Monica Cowles and Joe13 like this.
  17. Joe13

    Joe13
    NW of Vancouver
    Opinionated & Blunt Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer 2017 Volunteer

    Messages:
    9,432
    Likes Received:
    20,808
    I come right out and admit it:p


    More often then I'd like I have to stop my wife and say something like, "I need you to back up to the beginning, I was sidetracked and didn't hear a word you said".

    It happens so much she is used to it (I'm sure it's irritating) but has known me long enough to know I don't do it on purpose and doesn't hold it against me - Squirrel!!!:eek:


    It's better then her saying later, "We talked about that for 10 min yesterday!".:D
     
    Dyjital, albin25 and etrain16 like this.
  18. The B

    The B
    NW Oregon
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,997
    Likes Received:
    2,601
    Yesterday she was droning on and on and on about some emotional crisis.. and I suddenly muttered "damn"

    Her - "and that's why I just don't feel... what?"
    Me - "uh.. nothing."
    Her - "What am I talking about?"
    Me - "your feelings"
    Her - "uh huh... specifically?"
    I stare at her for a while... then - "I just realized I haven't seen my shirt with the blue cuffs in like a month... any idea what happened to it?"
    Her - :mad::mad::mad:
     
    KeepnitReel, Joe13 and mjbskwim like this.
  19. The B

    The B
    NW Oregon
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,997
    Likes Received:
    2,601
    This is why a man needs alcohol. I very seriously think I handle it/pay attention better when I'm good and decently buzzed.

    Sober... you gotta tune it out or it just cuts into you like a rusty razor.
     
    Joe13 and mjbskwim like this.
  20. ogre

    ogre
    Vancouver, WA
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,142
    Likes Received:
    2,477
    I don't shoot women. While I'm a fan of 1st Amendment rights I find the very concept of a forum devoted to this, "Sport" to be offensive. :rolleyes:
     
    The B, Joe13 and albin25 like this.

Share This Page