What's going on here?
This evening, a friend and I passed a small park with a baseball diamond. There were two guys out there throwing a baseball. Playing catch. One on the pitcher's mound, the other on home plate. Just throwing the ball.
Did I mention it was raining? Baseball diamond turning into mud?
"They have something to talk about," said my friend, who is female and married.
"Huh?" said I.
"Yeah, they have something to talk about," she said. "So, they are out throwing a ball.
"They must really have something to talk about if they are out there in the rain," she said.
Straight Guy, is talking about what's on your mind --or deeper --worth standing out in the rain? Do you talk over catch? Toss the ball instead of talking for the same net effect?
I can hold in my feelings, too. But standing out in the rain? That's a different story.