Men don’t recognise ‘hints’. If you want something from a man, ask clearly in plain language so there is no room for confusion. He is not stupid, just listens in a different way to a woman.
- Women: Men and Hints Don’t Mix @ AskMen forums
Excerpt: “I have learned not to hint, and it was a lesson well worth learning. My gal pals drive me nuts with their stories about their guy problems… usually stemming from trying to “be nice” about approaching things instead of just saying what they want.”