Had ya going there for a bit, didn’t I?
There are four types of long-term memories that men lock into their amygdala amber and take with them to the grave.
- childhood memories
- sex memories
- adulation/victory memories
- first love
A Twatter reader (presumably a pappy) asks “What about kids?” I’d classify kids as both an adulation and victory memory for men, if you can take fathers’ claims about their feelings for their kids at face value.
Why is a man’s first love such a powerful long-term memory formation facilitator? A man’s first love is like his first ejaculation; it may not be his best, but it’s his freshest.