Saturday, 15 December 2018
Vive La Difference
The discussion got to the notion that women would be more at ease sharing personal information with other women; especially relating to health and personal issues. If a woman had a health problem she'd be quite confident discussing it with a female friend. Probably more so than discussing it with a doctor; especially a male one.
I don't know how true that is. Would you be happy talking to a female friend rather than a doctor?
On the other hand, a man would not discuss health issues with another male friend. He would probably even be hesitant about going to a doctor; hoping the trouble would just go away by itself.
Again, I am not sure how true that is.
Personally, I would not discuss a personal health problem with another man. But I wouldn't mind discussing it with a complete stranger.
In fact I did so the other day.
I told this woman sitting next to me on the bus my personal problem and she slapped my face.
Totally un-sympathetic, she was!