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Do you believe that, in general, men or women are more practical and realistic?

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I would think that this has to be mostly in the eye of the beholder.  After all, it’s sort of hard to objectively say what is and is not realistic.  I don’t think I’ve ever noticed any real difference, but that may simply be because my personal prejudices include a belief that men and women are not truly that different. 

I have seen plenty of men being unrealistic about things like how good they are/can be at sports.  I have seen many women being unrealistic about their looks.  I have seen both sexes being very unrealistic about the virtues of their children.  Of course, all of this is simply from my perspective. 

So, I couldn’t possibly say one way or the other.  I don’t perceive a difference but I’m not sure if that is because there is none or because I simply don’t see it.

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