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Like it or Not, the Truth about Men

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I bond well with the boys, which has nothing to do with why people can't be bothered to turn their cell phones off at the movies. I have spent a lifetime working with, listening to and observing them as if I were one of them. In view of the responses I received to my last article, I thought it might be fair to speak up, for and to some of the men I have really loved over the years.

Men seem to take to me in ways that defy gravity yield a prenup anything more than friendship. This has not necessarily parlayed into a happily ever after scenario, but it has become a source of great comfort, laughter and fun. Some of these friendships have lasted a lifetime. After reading this, perhaps you'll understand why. This is for all the men I've loved. Consider it my midweek gift to you.

Warning to men: Your love life may accelerate quickly if I can get the women to play along and read this carefully.

Warning to women: I'm not making this sh*t up.

WHAT (MOST) MEN LIKE:

Food. This may include but is not be limited to anything from escargots and foie gras to cold spaghetti eaten directly out of the leftover container from that great restaurant, pork rinds and cold cuts that have gotten a little "shiny".

Shelter. Many men consider the sofa to be their second home.

Sex. Alone or with multiple partners. Usually in their minds.

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Patricia A. Smith is a writer and artist (and sometimes both at the same time). A former columnist, restaurant critic and cruise line executive, Smith has lived in London, Greece, Denmark, Hungary, Egypt, Costa Rica and France. She returned (more...)
 
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