The ‘man flu’ is real. Are you kidding me?
I still don’t believe it, but apparently the man flu is real.
IS IT CULTURAL?
My friend and I both asked my partner if he knew what a man cold or a man flu was.
He gave us both a look, an incredulous laugh and said:… What’s that?
When we explained that it was because men seemed to get hit harder by colds and so on, he snorted and said: Sounds like a load of crap to me.
Then we started asking around to other friends (guys and women), and it turns out that this “man cold” or “man flu” seems to be originating mostly Anglophone countries like England, Australia, Canada and America.
My partner, being from France, has never heard of this, and psychologically, maybe has never prepped his brain to believe that it could actually exist.
When we’re sick, we keep doing everything we are meant to do to get done and make the most of what we can.
After a day or so, we’re back upright and working, and still trying to get what we can get done as our energy ramps up.
The only thing I do, is I don’t go to yoga (energy is too low), and I work a little slower at work, go through a pile of handkerchiefs, pop a few more cold and sinus pills, and that’s pretty much the change.