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15 Things that only women understand

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

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All the ladies

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All the ladies

There are certain facts of life that only women can understand. Throw on your yoga pants, grab some wine and get ready to nod your head in agreement with these 15 fun facts.

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Running at night is scary

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Running at night is scary

We love running at night, but hate the fact that we are always looking over our shoulder for lurkers and suspcious, slow-moving cars.

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We can't buy just one thing at Target

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We can't buy just one thing at Target

We go into Target to buy one thing, but we leave the store with new throw pillows, a shower curtain and roller skates.

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We hate trying on jeans

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We hate trying on jeans

Tina Fey says it best: We hate trying on jeans — and pap smears. But we love Tina Fey. 

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No makeup? More problems

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No makeup? More problems

Not wearing makeup one day means having at least three people ask, "Honey, are you sick today?"

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We like to talk through important decisions

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We like to talk through important decisions

There is a reason women talk an average of 20,000 words a day, versus a man's measly 7,000 words. 

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Short hair

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Short hair

We know short hair is just as sexy and feminine as long hair. Case in point: Halle Berry.

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The power of cleavage

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The power of cleavage

Whether they are big, small or somewhere in-between, we know our boobs hold a certain power...

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We like the second glance, but...

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We like the second glance, but...

It totally gives us a boost of self-esteem when a man gives us a second glance, but we dread him cheapening it by making a crude comment.

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Our color game is strong

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Our color game is strong

We know the difference between cornflower blue, sapphire and azure.

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That stash of clothes that don't fit

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That stash of clothes that don't fit

Blame pregnancy, post-baby weight, PMS or that extra cookie, a woman's body goes through so many changes.

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Yoga

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Yoga

We can do anything in yoga pants.

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Wine (and yoga pants)

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Wine (and yoga pants)

Sipping wine in our yoga pants is pretty much our idea of nirvana. 

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We love book clubs — and Charlie Hunnam

#15/16:

We love book clubs — and Charlie Hunnam

Book clubs give us a chance to drink wine in our yoga pants while we discuss Charlie Hunnam's abs... Er, we mean the plot of the book.

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Bossy

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Bossy

Strong women in leadership roles are called bossy or bitches, while men are considered powerful or assertive.

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