Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #4

Okay, so I was looking for something Valentinesy to do for this weeks TT... only while looking for a topic, I somehow stumbled upon an article about 4 Things Men Should Know About Valentine's Day (I posted it below.) Anyways, when I read this article I got so pissed off... I don't know if I'm just being sensitive but just something or rather a lot of things got to me. So keeping this article in mind I decided that my TT was going to be about 13 Delusions that Men have about VDay. Maybe it will make me feel better. :)


Thirteen Delusions men have about Valentine's Day....

1…. Single women everywhere are desperate on Valentine's Day! What are you kidding me? So many things wrong with this statement! Really, you think single women can get desperate and lonely because of a holiday? And, what kind of a man do you have to be to think that this is a positive aspect of Valentine's Day?

2.... Women think that if you take them out on a date on VDay you're very serious. Uggggghhhhhhh!!!! Women aren't stupid! Fudge!!! If men really think that women are like that they need way more than this article to get a date!

3.... VDay has been stacked against men. Okay, do I really need to go here? No offense, I'm not big on VDay, but seriously is it that stressful? Why is it more stressful then lets say Christmas or any other holiday for that matter?

4.... The only day you have to buy flowers, candy, or do anything sweet for your loved one is on VDay. Seriously if you agree with this statement then you're single. And I gotta say... Gee, wonder why?

5.... Buy your loved one jewelry - Sure, I won't deny it, women love jewelry. But for Goddsakes, you have to stop somewhere. If you've been married or dating for a long time I want you to ask yourselves... How many necklaces have you bought us? How many rings? We won't say no, and we won't say we hate it, but jewelry isn't all that special when you have a million things to choose from... Plus, men always complain when it takes us a while to get dressed for a date. Well if he had less choices it wouldn't take us so long! ;)

6.... You have to buy flowers on VDay... oh even better the dozen red roses. Gee, I feel special! You know what you don't have to buy me flowers on VDay. Buy me flowers every other day of the year, and I'll be more than happy. ;) Just kidding - sorta!

Okay, the rest of these are things men should do to win a woman's heart:

7.... Men, Please stop getting female advice from other men!!! What makes you think that one dumb ass can teach another dumb ass? I don't mean this to sound rude, but come on!!! What man can honestly say they know women. Heck! I'm a Gemini... I change my mind like a hundred times a day... I dare you to think you know what I'm thinking! Dare you!

8.... Treat women like it's Valentine's Day everyday. To be honest, it's more meaningful if you show up on our doorsteps on non-holiday day. Bring us flowers, (I dare you to be more creative that red roses) whatever is their favourite.

9.... Make us dinner. Hell, order dinner! Any day that we don't have to make dinner is great!

10.... Clear the snow off our cars when there's a huge snow storm (I know it's demanding but suck it up!) or just start it so it's warm when we get in. *sigh* I got this one from a fellow blogger, and I thought, it was the perfect way into my heart.

11.... When we come to bed with cold feet... don't shy away... come closer! Warm us up.

12.... Sit through Gilmore Girls with me (insert whatever show men absolutely hate, but women absolutely love)... even though you want to sanitize the TV just because you know I had the show on. I'm a GG addict, and although my husband cringes just as the sound of the GG song at the start of the show... let me tell you how great it is when he actually on the occasion sits through the painful hour and watches it with me. ;) Better than any flowers I have ever received!

13.... Call us! It's pretty simple. If you just started dating... what the hell is up with that 3 day/4 day rule? And what moron came up with it? We want to know that you can't wait to talk to us... it's just that simple. My husband calls me everyday at lunch, the phone rings at 12:30 and I smile before even picking it up, because I know it's him. I know even in his busy day he's thinking about me... and he found the time to call. Funny, chocolate doesn't put a smile on my face that fast - close, but his phone calls are fat free and calorie free! ;)

Obviously this list is more me... other women are less demanded, others are more. But the point is, if you listen to us you won't need to be desperate enough to read an article that can get you into a lot more trouble than you were in to begin with. :) I hope you all have a Happy Valentine's Day!

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22 comments:

Amy Ruttan said...

So funny. Ya, I don't get all hepped over Valentines Day. My first ever real fancy VDay dinner was horrible. I was two months pregnant with Boo, and couldn't keep a blasted thing down.

Vicky said...

Oh Amy, that sucks. I'm with you though, I'm not big on VDay either. The more you plan for something to be spectacular, the more chances of something going wrong. ;)

I always forget about it, but my husband always remembers. Ooops!

Christine said...

LOL Vicky! I've been guilty on occasion of forgetting VDay. Not sure why either. I guess because I make a point of telling my hubby and kids that I love them everyday, so it shouldn't be that much of a surprise on Feb 14th. :)

Your list cracked me up though. :)

Vicky said...

Christine - I'm glad I'm not the only one. But good point - if you make your family feel loved and cared for everyday then it shouldn't be a surprise. I'm using that line next time my husband asks how I could have forgotten! ;)

Thomma Lyn said...

What Christine said -- hubby and I tell each other "I love you" every day, and though we celebrate each other on V-Day, we celebrate each other all the other 365 days of the year, too. :)

Loved your list, though -- so funny! Sounds like that guy needs a good drubbing with a clue bat. :)

Happy TT!

Vicky said...

Thanks Thomma Lyn... yeah he needs a little reality check! I betcha he's single! ;)

Annie said...

What a GREAT TT!! And I'd like to add a resounding Hell Yeah to each and everyone!

Happy TT!

Colleen Gleason said...

Hah!! Very good list. I wish every man would read it.

Great idea.

Joely Sue Burkhart said...

One dumbass teaching another--that really cracked me up! Happy TT!

Angela/SciFiChick said...

This really did get under your skin, didn't it? heheh

JAM said...

Good stuff here. You should write an "Advice for the Lovelorn" column.

Advice, straight up and unvarnished.

That said, I still hate Valentines Day.

Jaci Burton said...

Great list. So many men don't get it. I personally don't care about Valentine's Day, but if my husband brought flowers out of the blue or called me just to tell me he loved me..oh man does that score points!

Vicky said...

Seriously! Why do men think we're so hard to please? Or wait... how did Mr. wrote the damn article quote it? Oh yeah...

Valentine's Day has been stacked against you! And to top all that off, the women have such a high expectation of Valentine's Day, that when it comes down to it, most men simply can't live up to what the women really want.

Oh...fudge off! ;)

Vicky said...

I'm soooo loving and caring today, it's just oozing out of me! :)

Thanks for visiting my TT this week guys!

Wylie Kinson said...

Amen sister-friend!
But I do like chocolate -- in case I haven't mentioned that before...
;D

Vicky said...

Oh Wylie - you haven't mentioned that! That's why I have to bring some for our meeting! How will I know who you are? Will you wear a red rose? ;)

Rene said...

My first VDay with my then fiance he got me a ton of stuff from Frederick's of Hollywood. HELLO???? Was this for me or him? He continued the tradition when we got married until I got pregnant. They don't make that stuff in knocked up chick size. With three kids, I celebrate with them. We'll have a nice dinner and they can make and decorate some cookies.

Elisa said...

Awesome list. I love it. :)

Alyssa Goodnight said...

I whole-heartedly agree! But in case my hubby is reading this...I'd still like a little something on VDay. ;)

Happy T13!

Michelle said...

This list is awesome. I especially like 6 through 13! 11 cracks me up because I try to tuck my cold feet under dh's legs and he moves away. Umm, that wasn't the point "come back here" - LOL

Great list Victoria!

Vicky said...

Thanks for visiting guys...I'm glad you enjoyed my ranting instead of blocking me from your list of bloggers! ;)

Rashenbo said...

I think you covered some great topics here! :) Thank you for sharing!!!