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Why are Turkish males so jealous of each other?
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1.       Lindaxxx
230 posts
 31 Oct 2005 Mon 02:48 pm

Can anyone shed any light on the fact that Turkish males seem to dislike each other?
They seem to have no trust in each other, where women are concerned.....is it just with women or in other area's too I wonder ???

2.       Cheeky23
81 posts
 31 Oct 2005 Mon 02:53 pm

i find it sweet that a man protects his girl. Id feel unsafe and strange if he didnt. As for them not trusting each other, i think its more of the fact they care about their women and the dangers the world has that it is hard to trust anyone when it concerns there partner.

3.       vernessy
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 31 Oct 2005 Mon 03:38 pm

Yes, I also think jealously is sweet... in small doses. (But my sweetheart has already told me he doesn't like jealous people.) But I've heard many stories of Turkish men going overboard with their jealously... Someone shed some light about this, please!

4.       vernessy
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 31 Oct 2005 Mon 03:40 pm

oops, *jealousy

5.       oludenizdollz
80 posts
 31 Oct 2005 Mon 03:50 pm

Is it just basic possessiveness-ownership.
Or maybe -I have seen the way some European girls behave in Turkey-maybe it is beleived we all are capable of such behaviour

6.       Lindaxxx
230 posts
 31 Oct 2005 Mon 04:19 pm

I think that you may be right oludenizdollz! Maybe Turkish men see how 'some' european women behave in the holiday resorts and think that we are all like that.

It is lovely to feel protected by your loved one though. A Turkish man will guard you with his life. Although there is a fine line in being too protective, there needs to be a heathly balance.

I still wonder though, if in general Turkish men dislike each other, or is it just a woman thing? Maybe some of our Turkish male class mates could confirm this for us....... Do you have a dislike for each other or is it just if women are involved?

7.       Deli_kizin
6376 posts
 31 Oct 2005 Mon 05:03 pm

Isn't it also part of their 'need' to be the powerful one in the relationship..? (im not saying this is something bad though..)

8.       ReyhanL
1961 posts
 15 Mar 2010 Mon 09:08 pm

 

Quoting Deli_kizin

Isn´t it also part of their ´need´ to be the powerful one in the relationship..? (im not saying this is something bad though..)

 

 I think so... because they are speaking with each other and laugh about it...

9.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 16 Mar 2010 Tue 12:23 am

serious response:

 

It´s a cultural matter. In patriarchal societies men believe women are too vulnerable to look after themselves and feel the need to make sure they´re not harassed by other men. "I trust you, it´s the other men I don´t trust" is a popular sentence meaning "you´re too stupid to resist other guys"

 

psychoanalytical response:

 

Men with low self-esteem feel threatened by other men. Hence they try to contol everythign in their surrounding, including women.

 

off-topic style response:

 

They´re afraid of the competition on the market. It´s not wise to lose a good source of laptops and mobiles to another resort waiter.

10.       lemon
1374 posts
 16 Mar 2010 Tue 12:43 am

you nailed it.

You ll get the highest prize from the lemonist org.

Quoting Daydreamer

serious response:

 

It´s a cultural matter. In patriarchal societies men believe women are too vulnerable to look after themselves and feel the need to make sure they´re not harassed by other men. "I trust you, it´s the other men I don´t trust" is a popular sentence meaning "you´re too stupid to resist other guys"

 

psychoanalytical response:

 

Men with low self-esteem feel threatened by other men. Hence they try to contol everythign in their surrounding, including women.

 

off-topic style response:

 

They´re afraid of the competition on the market. It´s not wise to lose a good source of laptops and mobiles to another resort waiter.

 

 

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