At work. Lunch time. You hear people telling things…
“He said this, then I answered that, and then he said…”. Etc.
The interlocutor nods in agreement – she/he HAS TO, right?
Because the “He said this I said that” person is a little excited by her/his report.
I don’t know exactly why, but it’s not a good sign. “He said this I said that” guys and girls are a bit boring, right? They are like… conversation thieves.
They blow their own trumpet, they’re all that.
Interlocutor? Nod please, because they need to blow it. I mean : the trumpet. They say :
– I’m great, right? I’m strong! I don’t let myself pushed around, right?
Yes! Say yes! Because… they really don’t expect you to say “No, because”!
Therefore, it’s like a game. A play. One is making as if he’s strong. Two is making as if he agrees. And we all know why people play this game : because after a moment, it’s the other’s turn. Other way round. “As for me” time.
In a way, it’s like liking someone’s happiness selfie, right?
…wounded egos has to say it…
A long time ago I read in a forum a woman contribution, she was angry, saying that us guys were talking about things (my guns, my knife, my car), and girls were talking about people (she said, he said). She was obviously craving conversations about ideas. But found no one. It’s a slightly very little spoonish schematic, but, well, it said something…
Have a nice day!