This was a very popular early strip, how people can so totally miss each other in their thoughts, as well as the stereotyped notions of what a woman feels in this situation. The truth simply is that people are different, and many feel many different ways.

And it’s good for a laugh. :)

The books are “Readers Digest Condensed Books” and “Sigmund Freud Complete Works.” I’m sure that meant something to me at the time. :)