I Hate Talking About Myself

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    I hate when people say tell me about yourself!

    It's really difficult to try to read their mind to figure out what they're looking for.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    Mainly because by doing that,

    I make myself vulnerable, and vulnerability makes me feel helpless or like I have no control. I hate that. I hate reliving my past. I'll talk with other people about my problems if I trust them, sure, but the truth is, they'll forget about it in a matter of minutes. I literally...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 10, 2016

    "so, Describe Yourself."...

    I don't at all mind sharing information about myself when someone asks me about a particular detail about myself or my life. What I really despise is when someone says "Tell me about yourself" or "Describe yourself to me" All I can think to say is "I have brown hair and I'm...
    itsjustme1001 itsjustme1001
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 12, 2010

    I'm A Good Listener

    So when I get asked "Tell me about yourself" at an interview, I feel a bit like an animal caught in the headlights of an oncoming vehicle.  I really don't like talking about me usually. I'm me.  What's there to tell? I'm sure there's something, but I don't know...
    Koala1964 Koala1964
    51-55, M
    May 5, 2010

    I hate telling people about myself

    because it seems like I'm self-centered no matter how minor a detail it is I'm sharing about myself.
    chloeprice chloeprice
    18-21, F
    Jan 28, 2016

    Beach Plane Crash

    My dream is that I am on a beach with several people, I look up and see two silver jet planes circling each other and circling around each other and then they begin to touch and then I hear metal screeching upon the planes then the two planes drop into the water and one...
    cwgrl7708 cwgrl7708
    Nov 10, 2010
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