Where has this obsession with comparison come from ?

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Redhenry Contributing Member • Posts: 642
Re: Where has this obsession with comparison come from ?

Sports kit, cars, motorbikes, bicycles, audio equipment, cameras, guitars, boats…. It’s just a boys’ toys thing. It’s what a lot of men do - some more obsessively than others, of course. I’m pleased to say that I’m slowly growing out of it (I’ll be 66 in a few weeks) but I have taken part in many conversations which begin, “So, you’re thinking of a new (insert type of toy). I presume you’re considering the… ? These days, my thoughts are more along the lines of “What’s wrong with the one I’ve got?”, “Will it do what I want without my having to make a lot of adjustments?” and just occasionally, “Well I didn’t know such a thing existed! That’s very clever. I may have to have one.”

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