Monday, July 18, 2011
As a rule I think women don't need many "bonding" experiences. I think we bond very well over the little things in life, the conversations and sharing we do as a matter of course as women. Men aren't as apt to do this as we are - they don't like to delve into one another's personal lives or become emotionally involved with many people. But women just do it. It's who we are.
But a wedding or baby shower is a great opportunity to just be silly and laugh and share on a more open and communal level, in a crowd instead of one-on-one. It's always fun to hear the things other women say about babies and wedding and their own experiences and because women are so open about things in their lives we get glimpses of people we don't know all that well and would otherwise not be sharing with.
We're complicated people, we womenfolk. But for a baby shower life becomes really simple. It's all about babies.