I dont get it. This happens all the time, someone I work with will just mouth of to me about their issues. And I go 'whoa thats a bit personal sure you should be telling me all of this.?"
A good example of this which put me off entirely is that guy I have writing about. For some reason he thinks it's appropriate to tell me about his trust issues. I go, "you sure dont have trust issues if you can tell me about your personal life.." he goes on to tell me how his ex hurt him blah blah blah, and me being a major information collector just sit there and bask in this guys stupidity and people like him. Why on earth would you go and tell someone whom realistically has not been a friendship or any relationship for that matter established? he may have a crush on me but that doesn't mean I like him, in fact he turns me off and is annoying. So why tell me all of your personal problems? What am i supposed to do with them?
And a few other people do this with me too, they tell me about their boyfriend/girlfriend problems, about their health issues etc, about their family issues, and trust me we are not even acquaintances. I dont get it. Are these types of people desperate? because you know if they need someone to speak to I know psychotherapists. I wouldn't mind referring them to one.
I find it really annoying and inappropriate and a little pitiful that these people clearly have no boundaries? Has this ever happened to any of you? For some reason I must haver this air about me that makes people wanna tell me about their personal problems. Any ideas to why these people do this?