Originally Posted by nycindie
I think it's a guy thing. Society teaches men to keep their feelings under wraps and deal with it to be a man. My hubs did the same thing. I had to retrain him.
It's more common in men, I agree. However I grew up keeping my feelings to myself, and I often do not know what I am feeling right away. I've done work to try and address both issues. Still working on both. I'm not the only female type person who has this pattern - it's not just the dudes!