How does this look, dear?

Typically, men like to problem-solve.

By BATYA L. LUDMAN
December 13, 2017 18:20
MODELS TRY on dresses during a fashion event aimed at Orthodox Jewish women early this year in Jerus

MODELS TRY on dresses during a fashion event aimed at Orthodox Jewish women early this year in Jerusalem. (photo credit: RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS)

 S ince men and women think differently, at times it can be a major challenge just to figure out what the other sex means when asking a question. A wise man knows that few questions have simple answers. Not to gender-stereotype (too much) or pass judgment, I smiled as a male client related how he had learned to field his wife’s question, as she showed him what he saw as three almost identical-looking dresses, wanting his opinion as to which he thought she should wear.

Men, in general, care less about their own personal appearance, whereas women from a very early age seem to be more influenced by what others think or do and get caught up in body-image issues and fashion trends. Of course, these are stereotypes; but more often than not, they hold true.

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