Human Nature

I thought that as I got older, I would get less impulsive. But the joke is on me! I’m as impulsive as ever. I love the thrill of impulsivity. Except I am not really impulsive in the classic sense. I’m not going home from the bar with strangers and buying cars I won’t want in the long run. I like to mull internally for ages and then act quickly once I’ve figured out what I want. Maybe I’m actually not impulsive at all. I’m the opposite of impulsive.

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I really dislike opinions from other people when I make big decisions. So much of that type of feedback is personal - what works or makes sense for one person’s unique variables can hardly be applied to someone else’s life. I get the idea of shared wisdom. Like, hey, I did that thing you’re about to do, and here’s how it went for me. But that is different from what I’m talking about.

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So what is it I really find thrilling, then, if I am not actually being impulsive? I think I like the way it feels to freely make my own decisions. If I keep my ideas locked up in my thoughts while I sort through them, and then spring into action once I have everything figured out, wheee! Nobody can stop me! What I actually love is independence.

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By the way, if my husband wrote a counter post on this topic we would get an entirely different opinion about my decision making process.

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Thanks for reading! Happy Sunday. Now go watch the one team try to score points while simultaneously preventing the other team from scoring points.


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