Why are women such busybodys?

by Zodiax
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Why are women so concerned with other people's businesses?

Some are even willing to confront people on unfounded gossip, even if they don't know the person or have all of the facts?

Is it an attention thing?
  • Profile picture of the author Cali16
    Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

    Why are some people so concerned with other people's businesses?
    Fixed that for ya.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

    Why are women so concerned with other people's businesses?

    Some are even willing to confront people on unfounded gossip, even if they don't know the person or have all of the facts?

    Is it an attention thing?
    Let me guess... you haven't had a girlfriend in a very LONG LONG time , if ever ??
    (Notice: I assume you are not married as no one would tolerate such sweeping Generalizations )
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    • Profile picture of the author Zodiax
      Originally Posted by discrat View Post

      Let me ask something... you haven't had a girlfriend in a very LONG LONG time , if ever ??
      (Notice: I assume you are not married as no one would tolerate such sweeping Generalizations lol )
      I mean, it's something I've observed.

      Get 5 girls in a room and put one guy in there...
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      • Profile picture of the author discrat
        Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

        I mean, it's something I've observed.

        Get 5 girls in a room and put one guy in there...
        it is really just not a flattering thing to say, and as you get older you will realize that gossip is prevalent in both females and males
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      • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
        Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

        I mean, it's something I've observed.

        Get 5 girls in a room and put one guy in there...

        Hmmmm......lol.....5 girls in a room confronting one guy eh?

        Sounds like they were discussing his male credit score and a guy got busted and categorized as sub prime.

        No offense but 8 out of 10 times I hear about a guy complaining about women not minding their own business some cheating on some level was going on

        Yes women are better at protecting each other. We laugh and say "sucker" instead.

        Not a bad thing on their part.
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      Originally Posted by discrat View Post

      Let me guess... you haven't had a girlfriend in a very LONG LONG time , if ever ??
      (Notice: I assume you are not married as no one would tolerate such sweeping Generalizations )


      He needs a girlfriend and a wife?
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  • Profile picture of the author barbling
    Some people are natural gossips.

    That being said, I will admit I have never seen the male equivalent of sanctimommies....

    Mothers who feel its their duty to tell OTHER mothers how lousy their parenting skills are.

    Just discovered this breed yesterday (FB groups and all!) and OMG....

    It's astonishing. Totally, 100% incredible how strangers will try to bully others who disagree with them.

    Has anyone else dealt with that?
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  • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
    Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

    Why are women so concerned with other people's businesses?

    Some are even willing to confront people on unfounded gossip, even if they don't know the person or have all of the facts?

    Is it an attention thing?
    It isn't women. Everyone is like that.

    An employee once said to me, "I don't like you talking about me behind my back"

    I said, "First, every time your name is mentioned, and you aren't in the room, someone is talking about you behind your back. Everyone does it..all the time. And...it isn't behind your back. If I were talking about you behind your back, I'd be standing in front of you".

    And so I say to you, everyone does it. You do, I do, Riffle does, everyone.
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    • Profile picture of the author Zodiax
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      It isn't women. Everyone is like that.

      An employee once said to me, "I don't like you talking about me behind my back"

      I said, "First, every time your name is mentioned, and you aren't in the room, someone is talking about you behind your back. Everyone does it..all the time. And...it isn't behind your back. If I were talking about you behind your back, I'd be standing in front of you".

      And so I say to you, everyone does it. You do, I do, Riffle does, everyone.
      Were you beating him in sales?

      Losing would make even good people gossip.

      But I am talking about the prevalence and minuteness of the subject matters being gossiped about - with women moreso.

      How often you hear a guy gossiping about another man's hair, or here other men complain about being stalked.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
        Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

        Were you beating him in sales?

        Losing would make even good people gossip.

        But I am talking about the prevalence and minuteness of the subject matters being gossiped about - with women moreso.

        How often you hear a guy gossiping about another man's hair, or here other men complain about being stalked.
        Being stalked is a minute matter? This may not end well.
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      • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
        Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

        Were you beating him in sales?

        Losing would make even good people gossip.

        But I am talking about the prevalence and minuteness of the subject matters being gossiped about - with women moreso.

        How often you hear a guy gossiping about another man's hair, or here other men complain about being stalked.
        Off course, those subjects would be more likely discussed by women. But gossip? Everyone gossips, even the best people. Gossip is simply talking about another person.

        If the subject matter is so minute..what do you care?
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  • Profile picture of the author greatwriter
    Originally Posted by barbling View Post

    Some people are natural gossips.

    That being said, I will admit I have never seen the male equivalent of sanctimommies....

    Mothers who feel its their duty to tell OTHER mothers how lousy their parenting skills are.

    Just discovered this breed yesterday (FB groups and all!) and OMG....

    It's astonishing. Totally, 100% incredible how strangers will try to bully others who disagree with them.

    Has anyone else dealt with that?
    Yep! Totally dealt with that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Has anyone else dealt with that?
    Why do you feel the need to deal with them....leave them fussing in their own little rut and go somewhere else online.

    These aren't people who know you - so what they think isn't relevant to you.

    The judgemental types aren't new - I ran into them years ago when I was a working mother.

    Each gender has it's stupid discussions....I've heard men talk for hours analyzing leading sports figures and how they play and how the coaches coach and how they could do it better...

    Those conversations - and the women talking about hair/nails and the lady down the street....are why I carry my Kindle with me at all times for entertainment.
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  • Profile picture of the author agc
    Originally Posted by Zodiax View Post

    Why are women so concerned with other people's businesses?

    Some are even willing to confront people on unfounded gossip, even if they don't know the person or have all of the facts?

    Is it an attention thing?
    Are you a woman? Then why are you so concerned with women's business?

    Hey, you're not one of *those* guys, are ya?
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  • Profile picture of the author XenG
    I think they do it for fun, if they have nothing to talk about. You know, just spice things up a bit. But yeah, it's a piss off. Women can talk a lot. But I could also say the same on some men. Sometimes, they talk worst than most women. Peace.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
    1. You are doing the exact same thing you are complaining about in this thread by posting this topic. In other threads you do it too where your valuable contribution is to say something like "nice way to get sig exposure" to someone that actually tried to help. Why do you do it? Understand yourself and you'll understand those you complain about here.

    2. Stalking isn't a laughing or trivial matter.

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