Men Friends

Guys, you'll relate better to women if you first develop closer relationships with other men

I probably know as much about men as fish know about baseball. Even after my experiences with a father and brother--and through marriage, divorce, dating and 20 years in the workplace--men remain a mystery. And for a long time, that was O.K. When author John Gray explained that men are from Mars and women from Venus, that relieved me, and other women, from having to understand men fully, because if you believe that men and women are essentially different, one gender doesn't really have to empathize with the other; we just have to read each other's signals, acknowledge our differences and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!