It's a common trope among many guys to claim that they simply don't understand women - whether it is willful ignorance or not is another question, but there seems to be a fashionable yet lazy acceptance that women are a complete mystery so there is no point in trying.

Well, there's no excuse now fellas. Turns out, all we had to do was ask! Women on Twitter have decided to take matters into their own hands with the viral hashtag #WhatMenDontKnowAboutWomen.

While they clearly don't speak for all women, the discussion is incredibly insightful and educational, as posters take turns sharing their experiences and frustrations about the kinds of things that just seem to pass many men by. Have you got your notepad at the ready guys? There are some really important points here (and some funny ones too!).

Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

#1

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I was unaware there are no women fashion designers. Damn patriarchy!

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#2

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Orillion
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1 year ago

Go figure...

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#3

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BusLady
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1 year ago

What is nagging after all? It's asking someone to do the same thing over and over and over again... The first time, it's just a request.

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Aaaaand.....vice versa. When we say something to you as a stranger, your response doesn't have to be about your "boyfriend". Sometimes we're saying what we're saying it because we mean those words and they aren't code for "Can I get into your pants?".

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#5

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Magic567
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1 year ago

PREACH!

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#6

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Daria B
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1 year ago

This one is so important. The men who understand this one suffer from much less stress, once they know they don't really need to do anything, besides a hug and consolation.

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#7

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Bunzilla
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1 year ago

The struggle is real. Because just bleeding and cramping weren't bad enough.

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#8

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So you're admitting you still have sex (albeit less frequently) when you feel insecure, unloved and treated poorly? You're sending a mixed message.

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If you were on a desert island, you'd wear makeup? Right.

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#10

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BusLady
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1 year ago

And she's not obligated to go out with you just because you asked.

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#11

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When men have a cold or are sick, don't ya'll spend your time telling us we're overreacting and being big babies?

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#12

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Daria B
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1 year ago

Never understood the logic behind this mentality - instead of being glad to having encountered a fellow geek, you blame her (or him) of fakery? Was this ever supposed to be a competition? See, this is why you have no friends.

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#13

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Eirik Johnsbråten
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1 year ago

I wholeheartedly agree that swearing is a bodily function.

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#14

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Johnny
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1 year ago

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Then keep some soap or cheap bodywash or shampoo in the shower and let me know which one I can use -- I can't tell the difference between $50 salon shampoo and $5 supermarket shampoo in the shower.

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#15

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You're arguing a point nobody is making. Men aren't all "Man, these girls, all they ever want is the D. I'm not a machine, dammit. Sometimes I just want to go for a walk, then watch some Netflix but I can't because these women just look at me as a walking penis".

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#16

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Men, pay attention to this one. You'll be glad you did.

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#17

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Magic567
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1 year ago

YES IT SOOOOO SIMPLE!

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#18

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eliana
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1 year ago

bUt hAvE yOu bEeN kIcKeD iN tHe BalLs

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#19

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Johnny
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1 year ago

I'm not falling for that one again! Now I've learned to say "Sorry honey, you know I don't know a thing about style, I think you look cute in anything, here, let me text a picture of it to your best friend, she'll let you know how it really looks".

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#20

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Didn't I just read this same message a few posts before, but without the bitchy meme that makes me want to turn to men instead?

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#21

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*thinking back all the hints given to me and I stupidly turns it down*

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#22

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

What else should/could it be?

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#23

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Michał Jastrzębski
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1 year ago

So do we. Being a single guy is not exactly end of the world. So bring what we want, if you want to get what you want.

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#24

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We don't go into it with a "plan" because we don't know you yet so having a plan would be devious and weird.

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Johnny
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1 year ago

Ahh, if only this one were universally true.... or I'd settle for at least knowing when it's not.

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#26

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Clinton Yew
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1 year ago

Just curious, women focus on the actress or the actors?

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#27

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Johnny
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1 year ago

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I'm curious what she thought would happen? Did she think the guy would suddenly develop six-pack abs and flex into a body-builder pose? If he's staring at you in your lingerie, he's enjoying the view.

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#28

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Vincent Philippart
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1 year ago

That sounds more like a criticism of women than men. If you know something, don't pretend you don't, that's manipulative.

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#29

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Johnny
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From above: " 'Fine' means the opposite of fine", and "I've got 12.378 pages of rules for you"

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#30

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Oh great, now I feel inadequate TWO ways.

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#31

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

This goes both ways (all ways).

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#32

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I against this... "Fine" means death sentence.

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#33

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1 year ago

What is the purpose of faking it?

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#34

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So you're openly admitting you'll get into a relationship with someone you don't trust? I'm not sure of the message here.

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