Does the Loch Ness Monster really exist? What happened to the crew of Mary Celeste? And what are guys up to when they're taking long showers? While we might never find out the answers to the first two mysteries, the latter has just been revealed. Together with a bunch of other men secrets most girls probably have no clue about. Recently, someone on reddit asked "What Are Some 'Guy Secrets' Girls Don't Know About?" and it got funnier and funnier with every answer. Amassing over 80K upvotes in just a few days, this post has become sort of like a diary of the 21st century man, and you couldn't make this stuff up. Scroll down to check out the entries and upvote your faves!

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Nash Nopper
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1 year ago

hahahahaha :)

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

"We are task orientated" absolutely true! we respond better with, "can you get me a blanket?" our brain process that faster than "I'm cold" statement.

Hard 2 Guess
Community Member
1 year ago

Yep. When you say "I am cold" I am thinking "me too dear, can't wait for summer".

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Evelyn Rys
Community Member
1 year ago

I am a strange woman and I tell my husband exactly what I want/need or why I am upset. My husband stuck on the idea that when a woman says "no" it means "yes" and so... we go into conflict very often. The one that drives me crazy the most is when he asks me if I am hungry, and I say no, he thinks I mean yes and insists. He continues to ask me until I get upset and then tells me I am upset because I am hungry. I understand why he does that but still annoys me so much.

Jessica Stohr
Community Member
1 year ago

Haha omg i feel for you! I think i also say what i mean

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HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
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1 year ago (edited)

I'm not saying anyone needs to be Sherlock but if my missus said "i'm cold", my brain cogs would turn and come to the conclusion she needs warming up, and i smoke weed all day every day my brain is rusty, come on guys sort it out.

Meowton Mewsk
Community Member
1 year ago

I don’t think so. A lot of men are problem solvers. Tell a lot of men you’re cold, and you’ll be bundled in blankets before you finish the sentence. My fiancé is this way and I have to be careful with my complaints or he’ll do everything for me even if I just felt like complaining.

Karen Karen
Community Member
1 year ago

My boyfriend does the same

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TheKnightOwl
Community Member
1 year ago

I hear guys always claim to wanting to be told exactly why we're annoyed, yet when we do let them know, we're "nagging" or annoying. It's one of those can't win situations.

Uncomplicated Grace
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes! It's not even about the how of it, it's when we do ask, it gets ignored, then comes the "I'm cold" or I almost broke my neck on the driveway", it's because we already asked usually more than once.

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Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
1 year ago

And at the other side we are worrying that we are too high maintenance.

Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

True. Sometimes the worries are so irrational you start thinking you're a burden to those who love you most and then self-guilt kicks in and you have to remind yourself all these are irrational negative thoughts and that your brain is trolling you.

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Rabite
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow the simplest inference makes the male brain go down. What a lame excuse to just not care.

Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

I like the "if it's realistic" part. Some guys need to CONSTANTLY be reminded about some bad habits (or lack of the good ones). So, at a certain point, you just give up.

Liam Walsh
Community Member
1 year ago

Guess if the bad habits or lack of good ones is such an issue that constant reminding is necessary you are probably not in the right relationship.

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Christophe Ferreira
Community Member
1 year ago

If my wife says she's cold, I fetch a blanket if at home, a coat if outside etc ... It's not hard to understand...

Tammy Chapman
Community Member
1 year ago

You, Dear Sir, are the exception to the general rule. You actually pay close attention to your wife, and you use your brain. She's a lucky woman.

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Vaida Kuodytė
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Nah, you just don't care. When you love someone, you pay attention to how they're feeling, and want to make it better. Asking for every single little thing feels like NAGGING.

María Hermida
Community Member
1 year ago

It depends on how you ask for things. If you think you are entitled to all the attentions in the world all the time and you expect to be served like a queen all the time, it feels like nagging. Your partner also has feelings and needs, and you are not the centre of the universe.

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Marnee DeRider
Community Member
1 year ago

What BS. This applies to SOME PEOPLE. It is not a male/female thing. I've known plenty of people where if you tell them something bothers you like leaving shoes once a week directly at the bottom of the stairs where it is very dark, they get mad at you. So, you tell them or not? You're damned if you do and damned if you don't.

Tammy Chapman
Community Member
1 year ago

Why did no one ever tell me this? I'm 49, and I'm just now finding out that if I ask for something, a man might actually get up and get it for me. I think I'm in shock.

Sylvia Nicholles
Community Member
1 year ago

I dont think this is a gendered thing. I think most people cant read minds.... However, when women are direct, its called being bitchy or nagging.

Blue Cicada
Community Member
1 year ago

This is true in the classroom. "You guys are getting too loud" doesn't have the same response as "stop shouting across the room! Use quiet whisper voices to the person next to you!"

Susan Gardner
Community Member
1 year ago

So many women want men to read their minds. That is so silly and only leads to frustration. Speak up and be as direct as possible - in ALL situations (yes, sex too!). SMH

WriteHanded
Community Member
1 year ago

Absolutely! Why do so many women seem to have the idea that "if I have to ask/tell him, it doesn't count"? The most unwanted gifts I've ever received have been from men "reading my mind" and the worst lovers are those who think they already know a body they've never touched before.

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AlanandLeila Hoyt
Community Member
1 year ago

Why wouldn't you know though? It seems obvious to me. If someone has a problem and they communicate it, then I want to address it. If my child says she is hungry, I will give her food. She told me the problem, I have the solution, which is to give her food. She didn't have to say "mommy, can you please give me food". She only had to say "I'm hungry".

Lynn Hussey
Community Member
1 year ago

I Agree but that works both ways! lol Just SAY it!

Ozacoter
Community Member
1 year ago

For me this really means that you arent really paying attention arround you. Men sometimes seem toi selfcentered... If somebody says 'I am cold" I will ask inmediately if she/he wants the heating higher or a blanket ...

LOttawa
Community Member
1 year ago

It took many many years, but my boyfriend finally gets the I'm cold message. I'm so proud lol.

Michelle
Community Member
1 year ago

It would've taken a lot less time if you would've just said that you wanted a blanket or if you would've got off your a** and got it yourself.

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Lynn Hansen
Community Member
1 year ago

Fact there. I am constantly asking my wife to stop hinting and tell me what she really is saying.

Daria Mosyagina
Community Member
1 year ago

For a lot of women, saying "I'm cold" to a man already implies stating a need. And proceeding with "can you get this or that or whatever" is perceived as being "needy" or capricious. Moreover, we want you to show you care about us, spend some mental effort for us and not just mechanically perform an action. I can get the damn blanket myself, after all. It is more about caring. 🙄 In general, men are usually more low-context and need explicit directions. Women are high-context and a lot is implied. Maybe, some effort from both sides can be the best solution. ❤️

Gabriel Sbárbaro
Community Member
1 year ago

You can't see me... but I'm doing a one man standing ovation...

Richard Murray
Community Member
1 year ago

Hoo boy, a lot of women on here getting upset that men are asking them to act like adults and ask for something, rather than whining like a toddler. Unbelievable.

Felype Rennan
Community Member
1 year ago

I for one am HORRIBLE at grasping this code-talk, if you need X then say "I need X" and I'll understand.

Ieva Nura
Community Member
1 year ago

I am cold might mean I want physical contact, not a blanket ;)

Nobody Nuffin
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah I'm like that too funny she says go fuck yourself & I say iwas going to anyway

Car Alarm
Community Member
1 year ago

Once I dated this guy and whenever I told him I was mad at him for something, he would tell me that I was being ridiculous and ask what my problem was. It's so hard for me to explain what I'm mad about now because I'm used to people just getting angry with me when I tell them.

patricia mccaskill
Community Member
1 year ago

Rmen dont fo well with subtles, you have to give then specific requests..plod, plod!! 😀

AG_ from _83
Community Member
1 year ago

Literally took me 10 years to figure out that when a woman asks "are you hungry?" she means, "I'm hungry"

Sebastian George
Community Member
1 year ago

Right! Soon after I had moved out of my parents house I told my mom when I met her, that I had to go because I needed to buy toilet paper. She said, "I usually buy brand so-and-so." I left and got my toilet paper and next time I saw my mom, she asked where HER toilet paper was. Her telling me what brand she prefers sounded like a suggestion to me, NOT like her asking me to get her some, as well. She should have said, while you're there, get me a package of so-and-so." Right, guys?

Andrew Joseph
Community Member
1 year ago

lmao..................

Wesley Black
Community Member
1 year ago

And for god’s sake, don’t just say “it’s cold.” We take that as an invitation to debate.

Lu
Community Member
1 year ago

Provide checklists but no more than 5 destinations. Our gps can only route so many.

Thomas Turnbull
Community Member
1 year ago

i am the same

Crouching_Penn_Hidden_Teller@yahoo.com
Community Member
1 year ago

I ask and I get ignored

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
1 year ago

Something I learned about my husband is don't complain to him or he'll try to solve that problem.

Deborah Trivin
Community Member
1 year ago

...just like a good dog. Here to please. and I mean that in a good way.

Randy Paddock
Community Member
1 year ago

This man has hit the spot ,Right on

Ruben Michael
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1 year ago

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Sakeena Abdullah
Community Member
1 year ago

Not true.

Shari H
Community Member
1 year ago

I really feel for my hubby because sometimes I just say random stuff out loud and he starts asking what I need. Like I'll be thinking about something I need to get done and I'll just blurt out "cookies" which I guess is just a way to restart my brain, but here's the poor guy wondering if he should bring me cookies, put cookies on the grocery list, give the dog a cookie. Nah dude, just come to terms with the fact that your wife is weird and if I need something I'll try to phrase my request in an understandable format.

Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes, I'm the same way. -whatwasitagainthatiwantedtogetCOOKIES!

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
1 year ago

Should be number 1. We can raise this point to every woman every day and we'll still have to keep doing it.

Dre Mosley
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes, if something is bothering you, tell my what it is, don't give me the stank face for days and then expect me to play the "Guess why I'm pissed at you," game.

ThatOneOwl
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm a female and I totally agree with this, why don't they just tell them what they want?

Shull GaRett
Community Member
1 year ago

If i had a dime for every time i had to "figure it out" i would have some good money toady ;)

JJ Seckman
Community Member
1 year ago

Jeez Jackie, I can't control the weather!

Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
1 year ago

I often type it, but you actually git the real deal!! LOL!!!

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Isla Reyne
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm very independent, but my husband needs to be needed, so sometimes I start a task that I either feign ignorance of or really have no idea what to do, and he'll stop me and say "What the hell are you doing? Let me do that" And I'll say oh thank God, I am lost. tee hee.

Gracie Mae
Community Member
1 year ago

omg--THIS cannot be said enough! there are those of us who actually do this, but life would be so much easier if we ALL did!

Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
1 year ago

That I will theoretically agree to. However in practice always stating your intentions and feelings clearly can cause hurt

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Darryl Kerrigan
Community Member
1 year ago

Plus we get confused as we are now told to "listen to problems and emphasise, don't try and fix the problem" too...

Arianna Higgins
Community Member
1 year ago

that's what men do as often as women, you re desribing mentally sick people, not "women" wtf

Joe Palffy
Community Member
1 year ago

yes, but women want you to figure it out, they want someone who can tell they are cold just by looking at them and then getting a blanket without being told, otherwise you're just a butler, not a lover

Ruben Michael
Community Member
1 year ago

Absolutely. Riddle me this, riddle me that, All I want to hear, is the actual fact.

Spinaap
Community Member
1 year ago

This also includes the anwser "At its place" if we ask "Where should this go?". Big chance you picked it out of it's place and we can't find the exact place where this should go because it isn't there anymore (and labeling everythings would make us look very sheldon)

Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahaha, and then not labelling the one bowl you use to pee/throw up in!!!! Hahaha

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Jason Tanner
Community Member
1 year ago

Thank you Jesus

noitall man
Community Member
1 year ago

so the secret about men is that women are all passive aggressive? Got it!

Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
1 year ago

I can't even fathom where you got that from. And btw. NO!!!!

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Sarah Hartness
Community Member
1 year ago

My husband does crap like this! Drives me nuts! I can't read your f***** mind, just tell me what you want!!!

Kjorn
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1 year ago

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like when my gf tell me : i'm thirsty! i'm thirsty. instead of just tell me to go get her water or better got get it herself.

Nia Loves Art
Community Member
1 year ago

I’ve got to wonder if you really didn’t get her point or you just chose not to.

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Noez 🇸🇪
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1 year ago

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A woman saying she's cold to a man has never ever meant that she is cold.

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Linouchka 99
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1 year ago

Why don't you tell her ? She might laugh too !

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Benjamin Boysley
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1 year ago

OMG Yes, please give us a signal!

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Nash Nopper
Community Member
1 year ago

awwww

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varwenea
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1 year ago

I suspect a reasonable percentage of women would not know this. Good advice.

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

This is definitely something everyone needs to remember, that guys can be mentally ill and have body issues and insecurities the same way everyone does and it's important to accept that and give them the space they need to express that

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

I think everyone does this, I'm a girl and I zone out sometimes thinking about something random and then I realize I've been staring at someone all that time

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Linouchka 99
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1 year ago

But but... What is your mind doing when it is "not thinking" ???!!

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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

Uhmm... Is this a gender thing? Because.... I'd think the same...?

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Chyppa Homer
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1 year ago

Well, the secret is out... mosw-5c540...7af914.gif mosw-5c540e57af914.gif

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PyroarRanger
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1 year ago

Accurate.

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

This is kinda sad because it makes me feel like OP isn't getting enough hugs and everyone who wants hugs should be hugged often

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Aman Kharb
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1 year ago

A moment of silence please

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Oathbraker
Community Member
1 year ago

Lucky you. I had my hairdresser tell me I looked like a junkie because I had let my hair grow out. Needless to say I didn't visit her again.

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Prestigous Cactus
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1 year ago

This is no secret, those who do this are heroes and are celebrated.

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

Taking interest in your partner's life and interests is like a basic thing about relationships and it goes both ways

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Darryl Kerrigan
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1 year ago

This is why we need feminism.

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Brandon Collinsworth
Community Member
1 year ago

I laughed at this for way too long, because I can't think of a single time I tied something down and didn't say that.

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Carlota Ocón
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1 year ago

"Maybe just americans" ¿?

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

Again, this is not a men thing, but a people thing

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Oathbraker
Community Member
1 year ago

And it also smells nice. I think shampoo smells better than most of the expensive perfumes.

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#23

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Wynand
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Throw things to us. Like the TV remote or the car keys. Or a cup of coffee. It does, however, depend on our level of trust in the tosser's tossing skill.

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#24

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Wynand
Community Member
1 year ago

True. But sometimes we're doing the other thing.

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#25

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Chyppa Homer
Community Member
1 year ago

Or you might have to bump up signal strength

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#26

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Kriel Kipjes
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1 year ago

Cool shoes!

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Anne
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1 year ago

Meh, same for women

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

true! even for those of us who are short. We will jump just to fulfill our primal instinct

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Wynand
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah. Sometimes they just happen. At very unfortunate times. As a teenager it would almost invariably happen while in church. And no, it had nothing to do with what was happening during the sermon!

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

Yep, this is true for everyone!

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SykesDaMan
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1 year ago

Die hard style? I used to do it all the time! :)

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