Skip to comments.It's official: Women ARE grumpier than men in the mornings
Posted on 03/13/2013 1:05:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
If the woman in your life woke up grumpy this morning, dont be too hard on her. It is, apparently, only natural.
Scientists have discovered that women need more sleep than men. And chances are, shes not getting enough. In fact, the best thing a loving husband or partner can do is perhaps persuade her to get a few extra hours snuggling under the duvet. Or face the consequences.
Scientists say women suffer more than men, both mentally and physically, if they are forced to skimp on their sleep. As well as a higher risk of heart disease, depression and psychological problems, sleep-deprived women have extra clotting factors in their blood, which can lead to a stroke. They also have higher inflammation markers, which indicate developing health problems.
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Do. Not. Talk. To. Me. In. The. MORNING!!!
Who cares what some study says. Get up, get busy and get over it and quit whining.
All I want my wife to do in the morning is make my coffee, breakfast, and a sammich for my lunch.
Conversation is not necessary.
Tell that to my wife.
How much did that study cost the taxpayer?
LOL BG! Same here. I’m a morning person if I’ve stayed up all night. If I have to get up, then that’s another thing.
Have these scientists never met a woman?
They've ALWAYS said that ;o)
I don’t care HOW much sleep I’ve had! LEAVE ME ALONE till I want to talk! ;)
The very WORSE is when Gramps greets me with a cheery hello right after I’ve woke up to ask what’s for dinner.
I got rid of all of my cast iron skillets as I believed they were a liability. Har!
Apparently not enough! Or, men (in general, mind you) are just not gettin' it.
During WWII, when women worked in the factories, they were on par, for errors and injuries, with the men when the workday was 8 hours/day. However, when those days were increased to 12 hours/day, the women’s rates increased many times over, whereas the men were not affected.
It really depends on WHAT or WHO wakes me up. If it’s the bab, it’s instant sunshine. Every time. ALL the time. I honestly can’t remember a single time I have ever been grumpy at her in five years. It’s like I can’t help but smile from ear to ear just seeing her standing there or her prying open my one eye to see if I’m “in there.”
Just SHUT UP DAMMIT!
Well........darn. You’re right, aren’t you?
My DOG could wake me up and it would be fine.
What’s for dinner?
And YOU shut up! JUST SHUT UP AND GIT OUTTA MY FACE!
Yes, I would like to have about three hours of quiet before I need to make conversation. I get up early enough for that. But every once in a while, my husband gets up early, too.
That is when the fight began.
Or maybe just some granola.
I don’t know how hungry I’ll be, yet.
Well, here’s the problem right here:
“The more of your brain you use during the day, the more of it that needs to recover and, consequently, the more sleep you need.”
Since Adam and Eve...
And the pain thing? Have you ever seen a guy with a hangnail that doesn’t think it’s a mortal wound?
A granola bar and a glass of milk sounds great right about now!
NO! YOU shut up! ;)
Aha! By George! You HAVE it!
A hang nail is *this* close to calling 911. You are SO right!!
I’m not a woman, and I’d be pretty ugly if I were one, but I am grumpy in the mornings. I’m so rude I surprise myself.
I would tell my wife but I would get yell at.
‘______if I’ve stayed up all night.’
Ditto here - !!!
Check the time - - !!
Can’t speak for the “man vs. woman in the morning” thing, but mornings are made for SILENCE! And I wish somebody’d tell that rule to some of my co-workers. Early morning is cerebral time, not shouting/telling stories/bragging/BSing time!
Oh, can someone tell the guy next to me to STHU?
Coffee is the cure. Do not attempt to talk to them until they have had their coffee.
People ask me if I wake up grumpy in the morning. I tell them, no, I let her sleep as late as she wants to.
Women and minorities hit hardest.
If you got a wife that will fix you breakfast in the morning you’re a lucky man...; )
Do not talk to me
Do not look at me
Do not turn on lamp
Do not open blinds
My husband wakes up wide awake. That’s just not normal. :)
He also tries to chit chat in the morning
Him: blah blah blah
My wife treats me like a God, why just this morning she placed burnt offerings before me.
If I haven’t had enough sleep, it’s later in the day that I’m really affected. So I believe their basic data, but I’m not sure it translates to morning grumpiness in particular.
This is why, when a man dies, he’s most likely “survived by his wife.”
This week, with the time change, has really kicked my butt. I get up at 4am as it is, and I have never really been a morning person. Now it’s exacerbated by losing an hour.
An hour! Who know one freaking hour could mess up an entire week.
Mr. Mom4Melody is unaffected. Maybe the article has some merit.
Wait, who wanted to sleep at a sensible time, and who insisted on staying up watching The Bachelor for a second 2 hours just to watch my reaction? And which one is up with the 3yo now?
Need sleep? Then get the heck to bed!
the grumpiness may pay off if the enemy doesn’t let the woman get her sleep. I wonder if they tested new moms.
Explains why my wife doesn’t like me singing Conway Twitty to her in the morning.
“It’s official: Women ARE grumpier than men in the mornings”
Amen to that!
This makes sense. I am way less cranky than my husband when I wake up (but I do need quiet in my early morning work hours). However, I don’t like working more than about a 10 hour work day, and I get cranky at the end of a really long day (i.e. bedtime).
Do. Not. Talk. To. Me. In. The. MORNING!!!
Same for me.
My wife is even more grumpy now I make her feed the cats in the morning,,, she’ll get over it...
Love you honey !
Men are able to adapt to living in hovels and having nothing to eat by rice and beans, and they’re happy. Women, not so much. :)
um no. At least not my wife.
Without going into detail... mornings are a good time for her. A GREAT time for me, yes sir.
My wife agrees with this study 100%!
I get up in a good mood...specially if I’m going golfing, fishing, hunting...my hubby will vouch... my 16yr old daughter...she has the *death to who talks to me* look in her eyes. She will chat joyfully to the animals however.
“All I want my wife to do in the morning is make my coffee, breakfast, and a sammich for my lunch.” and AFTER YOU told her THAT you didn’t see her for a week and then you could see her when you held one eyelid open.
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