What it is with men and doctors.

My sister-in-law just asked that, rhetorically: but let me explain anyway (this explanation draws heavily from The Right Stuff):

Doctors never give you good news.  No doctor will ever tell you, “You now have the physique of a Greek god and may indulge in some of the things that you were previously forbidden to indulge in.”  At absolute best you will be told that there has been no change, or that you have recovered from a previous setback; but usually a doctor will tell you what new things that you may never do again.

I hope that this clears things up for people.

One thought on “What it is with men and doctors.”

  1. That and when we DO mention feeling ill, those same women accuse us of putting on “man-flu”. Everyone’s a critic……

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