Expect Your Guy To Read Your Mind? Here Is Why It's Not A Good Idea.

CLEO Singapore|July 2016

Expect Your Guy To Read Your Mind? Here Is Why It's Not A Good Idea.

We’re all guilty of expecting bae to read our minds. CLEO’s Editorial Assistant Liu Kai Ying muses about that one time it went really wrong.

Liu Kai Ying

Growing up in a family that speaks without a filter, it’s not difficult for me to express my thoughts to people I love. But as a mere human being, I did eventually fall prey to the stereotype of women expecting their other halves to read their minds.

When it comes to communication in the internet age, my boyfriend is a caveman. He doesn’t have Instagram or Snapchat, and hasn’t even enabled Whatsapp notifications – that means he has no idea who has messaged him until he opens the app! I’m not big on texting, so that’s usually fine by me.

Alas, there was that one day when I was bored and going through PMS. You know that’s a recipe for disaster.

We checked in on each other in the morning, and during lunch, I excitedly sent him photos of a new spot I was at and said we should visit the place together some time.


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July 2016