The right answers

Greek Alphabet asks how I react when a man tells me,

You are not the woman I thought you were.
You are still a girl.

Being a classic multiple-choice-answerer (haven’t you noticed I’m a blogger in the plural?), here’s what I would say to:

The I-lurrrve-him-sooo-much guy:

(Click each thumbnail to see full comic)

 

angel-charming.jpg

 

The I’m-gonna-bust-his-balls guy:

 

the-bug.jpg

 

The I’m-sitting-on-my-hands-to-keep-from-grabbing-him guy:

 

voom.jpg

 

The infuriating-yet-he-stays friend:

 

friend.jpg

 

The who-gives-a-damn guy:

 

whocares.jpg

In retrospect, no man has ever said such a thing to me. Could it be that they never thought I was a woman in the first place anyway? Or perhaps the fact that I believe (and hence I behave like..) the opposite sex never really grows up? Or….(my third option)….I’ve finally learnt the male habit of going deaf and blind to that which doesn’t please me. Glory be!

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About IdeaSmith

IdeaSmith is the digital doppelganger of Ramya Pandyan (intrepid train-traveller and frequent spouter of post-midnight rhymes and rants). As IdeaSmith she battles obscurity and slays boredom with her stories about men, books, digitalia and Mumbai. She performs live and also blogs, tweets, Instagrams, Facebooks, +G’s, Youtubes and Goodreads all as IdeaSmith. Ramya is a blogger, digital storyteller and spoken word performer. She also runs a forum for aspiring writers called Alphabet Sambar. Tweet-bomb her at @ideasmithy.

Posted on November 23, 2007, in Battle of the sexes, Bookmarked, Comics, On a lighter note.., Relationships, Survival Guide and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Lolllllll .Lol again. Lol Lol Lol for a very very long time.

    Smithy you just cracked me up. and him too. I am sure he is reading this and wondering which one I see him as. Lol again.

  2. Heyy! I really enjoyed reading your comic strips 🙂

  3. @ greekalphabet: What did he say? 😀

    @ ArchanaD: Thenk yew! Have you seen all the Idea-toons?

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