Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Gossip....

We met a couple this last weekend. I was meeting them for the first time.

Later I was told that "the guy is a really nice person, but his wife! You gotta stay away from her. She gossips SO much, and says things which aren't really true. She's trouble!".

That got me thinking...why do women gossip so much more than men do?

Is it lifestyle or genetics?

16 comments:

Kanan said...

Nah. I wouldn't generalize. I've seen men gossip just as women do. It's just that they don't show it outside. ;)

I am said...

"Boredom, Laziness, Lack of creativity, Hobbies !!!"

I used to think only women gossip, you will be surprise to know some men, who ONLY gossip !!!

On Diff' topic though :) !

Preeti said...

This is just SOOOOOO not true! NOT AT ALL! Men are bigger gossip-mongers, trust me...Just the difference is we women gossip about people we know, while men gossip about work...Have u ever seen men from the same office discuss anything but company politics?? Women would more rather talk about what the lady in the next cubicle wore that day but men, nah, they discuss who is the next in line for promotion, who slept with whom to move up the ladder and the likes...

And studies have really shown that men and women gossip the same...!

aneri_masi said...

@Kanan, Preeti, Tanu, yeah but how much "damage" does their gossiping do?
What I am talking about is something like one woman criticizing another one in the family, and the "gossip" taking a circuitous route, becoming larger than life and reaching, lets say her parents or something. With no truth as basis.

Princess Mia said...

I guess its a girly thingie to gossip.....

but not all women gossip....

yaeecks veens is here said...

God alone knows!! Genetics...no way!

yaar i dnt gossip... lekin haan..we talk abt stuff thats true...behind others back :D

now that is not GOSSIPING...cme on!

Cinderella. said...

I agree with Kanan !

And wasnt the one who told you about her, was gossiping too ?

Cinderella. said...

Hey where did my comment go ?!
:O

vishvsambyal said...

we gossip too!!... its just they are about such topics that u wnt bother about...(no not only sex)...so u feel we dnt

aneri_masi said...

@mia, yeah, that I agree to :)

@veens, lol :)

@ella, now that is a very good point. yep, the person telling me was also gossiping, and built a negative image of the woman in my mind.

@ella, arey comment abhi abhi dekha tumhara :)

@samby, yeah, but like i said, how much "damage" does guys' talking do?

Ankur said...

actually somehow things which are said are more believed!! :D

which means yes, we do gossip, but not at all like women do!! :D

hehe...
how u doin?


Cheers!!

Cinderella. said...

OH ! I thought blogger ate it !

Its bad to create a diff image pf a person in others head. Let them kow the person personally n the deduce what they have to deduce. Why influence them ?!

During internship there was a guy training with us. The girl trainee had heard from her frens that he was a totally casanove type ka n all, so we were inhibited interacting with im. but as days passed n we became frens we realised that whoever had told her was so wrong, He was a very funny guy n a very good conversationalist n a real intelligent fella !!

Such is the effect of gossip !

Dont listen to wht the lasy told you about her. Khud interact karo fir decide karna what kind she is !

τ ħ€ ĐάЎđяёάmёя said...

who said that :P

I gossip a lo :P
khikhikhi

kaisi ho di???

carolinagal said...

I think a little a bit of gossip is ok..as long as it all fun, and not hurting anyone.

And I agree with what everyone here is saying...Men gossip too,,just not about the same stuff that women gossip about.

Macadamia The Nut said...

Men gossip too. But its not done covertly... so it feels like a normal conversation ;)

enchanted illusionz said...

it is a gossip dat women gossips, i personally hv seen it more n men ..na..boys tan n gals or women for dat matter!