Wondering Why You Don’t Like People? 23 Reasons You Find People Irritating

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There’s an old “Peanuts” cartoon where Linus famously retorts to Lucy, “I love mankind…It’s people I can’t stand!!”

Can you relate?

Have you ever come home from a long day and thought to yourself: “Why don’t I like people? Why do I find them so irritating? Is something wrong with me?”

If so, don’t worry – you’re not alone. 

Most of us feel the same way; we’re just too afraid or shy to admit it.

And it’s not necessarily because we are introverts or don’t know how to socialize.

There could be various reasons you don’t like people, some of which may not immediately be apparent. 

Let’s look at 23 possible explanations of why you find people irritating, what it means, and how to deal with it.

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Great Philosophical Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves

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For those moments when you want to discuss life, the universe, and everything, we bring you this list of philosophical questions.

May they lead to countless deep, engaging, and enjoyable conversations.

Whether you’re feeling pensive, flirty, mischievous, or just bored with your daily routine, you’ll find philosophical questions in this list that are perfect for the occasion.

And once you start asking them and thoughtfully considering the answers you receive, your life will never be the same.

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15 Deeply Moving Poems About Letting Go

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Sometimes, poetry hits the spot.

It moves us verbally and emotionally and has the power to lay bare the complexities of life’s ups and downs from different vantage points.

Letting go of the past is a challenging charge, but poetry about moving on in life is a balm to help you navigate rough waters.

As such, today, we’re celebrating 15 moving poems about letting go and walking forward with confidence. 

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14 Ways To Understand Yourself Better

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Just when you think you have a pretty good handle on what makes you tick, you catch yourself doing something freakishly out of character?

Or is it? Maybe you don’t know yourself as well as you thought?

Maybe the weirder part of you is still a mystery to the part of you that runs the show.

In any case, your inner weirdo keeps showing up.

And you don’t know whether to make peace with it or show it who’s boss.

(And what if the weirdo is actually the boss of you?)

So, what can you do to understand yourself better? Here are some thoughts.

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How To Be Your True Self In 11 Doable Steps

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“Just be yourself.” Have you heard that before?

It sounds so simple, yet it often seems unattainable. You’d love to just be yourself if you knew exactly who that is.

We get so caught up trying to be somebody else, somebody better, that we lose ourselves in the process. Or never find ourselves at all.

Sometimes, what we think is our real self is just a facade we use to show off to the world or to cover our flaws.

So, how do we become our true and authentic selves?

How do we regain our sense of being in a world so engrossed by false idols and insincere personalities?

Let’s talk about simple yet effective things you can do to become yourself again.

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21 Reasons And Solutions Why People Don’t Like You

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It happened again. And one of the loudest thoughts in your head right now is saying, “People don’t like me.” You wonder if they ever did. 

Maybe you’re not always easy to be around. But you do have redeeming qualities.  So, you don’t know why people don’t like you. 

And you’re not sure what you can do about it. 

Read on to learn the reasons why people scuttle or make unhappy noises when they see you coming.

Then choose a solution to focus on today. 

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Are You Constantly Psyching Yourself Out? Here’s How To Stop

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It happened again.

You were about to do something scary but good.

And then, you didn’t. 

And you’re thinking, “This is what I do. Just when I’m on the brink of accomplishing something amazing, I psych myself out.”  

That’s why you’re here — to learn how to not psych yourself out.

Because you know your life could be better than it is. 

And you’re not afraid to learn how to make that happen. 

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19 Of The Best Ways To Avoid Answering Personal Questions

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How do you respond when someone asks you a personal question?

If you’re like most of us, you hesitate, thinking, “Why on earth would you ask me that?”

Then maybe you rack your brain for an appropriate response.

Whether they come from friends, family, or someone you barely know, nosy questions don’t obligate you to answer in the way the questioner intends.

To help you navigate these situations, we’ve found 19 of the best ways to dodge personal questions without starting a war.

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