expects you to talk

April 28, 2018
You are the strong silent type, and now she wants you to talk?!
She married you because you are the strong silent type, and now she wants you to talk?!  Why is it that being strong and silent isn't enough? How did you learn that expressing feelings is a sign of weakness - for a man? But a sign of strength for a woman? Do you take for granted that women can speak, weep and express feelings? But that a man stands there, stoic and silent? No matter what his grief, shame or disappointment?