Sure, females are known as nurturing creatures who can carry a child for nine months and bear innocent life to the world. But we're also known for our snarky statements, our beady stares and our not-so-nice mutters.
To some folks there is nothing more gratifying than to experience unspeakable or imagined offenses (the steak house uses cooked and frozen lobster meat vacuum sealed -- no shell could survive the process.)
In communication, patience is a powerful emotional currency. As you're more able to tolerate the discomfort of frustration and not blow it by acting out, your relationships will function on a higher level.