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Random Kendra Anecdote: In high school I had a continuous flirtation with this guy since our freshman year. It was pretty harmless, but it was definitely something to look forward to whenever we had a class together. Our senior year he approached me on a Monday after I had a massive shopping spree that weekend and said: ”Is that a new outfit? You look really nice in it.” I was beaming, but for some reason instead of saying thank you, I said: ”It cost [this much].” His smile slowly faded and he gave me the side eye and was like: “Oookay…” Feeling his uneasiness I proceeded to name each and every new item that I had one and tell him the monetary value of it while internally I was yelling at myself “Shut up! Stop talking! For the love of God, go sit down somewhere!!”
Honestly, I STILL, to this day, do not understand why I did it, but I do know that that was the end of our harmless flirting.
I said all that to say this: We live in a day and age where you’re supposed to be vocal about your accomplishments, however, there are a few things that if you seem to want to broadcast about yourself is going to turn people off. So, learn from my poor example and let’s examine these things.
Men are always saying women talk too much. They don’t really mean it: they love us. When it comes to the basics—our career, our feelings, our wellbeing—the good guys do want to know. So where does the notion that women talk too much come from? This.
Perhaps the stereotype that women love to talk rings true for some of us. But will your gift of gab act as a turn off when it comes to the fellas? Find out what relationship expert Paul Carrick Brunson had to say about this topic over at Your Tango.com.