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Do you think is normal for a man to be emotional or too sensitive at times?

have you ever met or had a relationship with a man like this?

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Asked by babysavy9 at 10:40 AM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Relationships

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  • I don't know - My husband seems really sensitive, but I'm also really harsh - so maybe it's just me.

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 10:43 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • No, not my SO! My son seems to be really sensitive though LOL

    Answer by ErinML at 10:48 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I couldn't be in a relationship with a man like that

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:50 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Everyone is different. I think many men are taught not to be emotional or sensitive. My husband doesn't get really very emotional, meaning he is usually calm and doesn't get angry easily and doesn't have mood swings or often show his emotions, but he is very sensitive to other people's feelings. He always seems to know when I'm feeling irritated or sad and will come give me a hug and ask if he did something or what's going on. He notices kids feeling often before I realize it. I feel very fortunate.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 10:52 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Those are all human traits, are men not human? No, I have never had a relationship with someone like this, but I do not think I would mind.

    Answer by older at 10:52 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Maybe they just have sensitive souls. I'm with a man now who cries at movies just like I do. I don't think any less of him for that. Actually I think less of a man who shows no emotion and doesn't care if I cry. I just got rid of a guy like that.

    Answer by admckenzie at 11:09 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • yes and to be honest those were the guys I had the most trouble with relationship-wise. not that SO is a emotionless person but he doesnt get all dramatic at those times.

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 11:27 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • My darling husband is a sensitive man. When we watched The Notebook together, he held onto me and cried like a baby. He is always touching me and writing me notes, telling me how much he loves me and how lucky he is. He shows every human emotion he has - in front of me --- now at work and around his employees, he's the BIG DAWG SUPREME - a genuine growling, mean, snorting, spitting Davy-Crocket-kind-of-manly-man. He's a big, tough, can-do, loving, gentle man. Perfect in every way. Now, DH isn't dramatic at all (unless he's sick, but that's a different story) - he's calm, laid-back, quiet spoken and even tempered. Drama doesn't affect him, even when I have it. He's not excitable at all, but he's silly, fun-loving and eager to please. I love my sensitive man. And what makes him most sensitive is when I cry or get upset.
    (Sounds like a description of a St. Bernard now that I read it again! LMAO)

    Answer by ShelbyShareAlot at 11:49 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • it is not "normal" by american standards- but it is definitely possible. my SO is a wonderful strong man, who also is in touch with his emotions. sometimes he is more sensitive than i'd like, but in reality i'd much rather him be on the sensitive side of the spectrum than insensitive!! lol

    Answer by lexi8622 at 4:10 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I had a relationship with a sensitive guy and I don't think it is normal. I find something wrong with that.

    Answer by kim0167 at 8:02 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

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