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Old 03-21-2004, 09:56 AM
Boyo Jim Boyo Jim is offline
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Married vs single women's behavior toward single men (me). Explain please

This happened again yesterday. A co-worker introduced me to her friend who'd stopped by for lunch. In the process of introducing us, I learned she was married, among a few other little personal tidbits. So we all chatted a bit, and within a few minutes she's telling me (and my co-worker) how witty and charming and "cute" I am. In fact, most of the comments are addressed to my co-worker, almost as if she's talking about a bright child or a new puppy.

I get this kind of reaction pretty often from married women, but never, ever from single ones -- at least not in a first encounter, and almost never in later encounters.

Why is this?
 

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