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Old 06-01-2017, 01:07 PM
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Knowing me, I probably pointed it out by threatening to stab you with a shrimp fork.
It's funny, this phenomenon doesn't only exist with couples. My best friend since high school is driven nuts by a few of my habits, one of which is, in her words, ''giraffing my food.'' I don't know exactly what that means but something like reaching out and touching it with my tongue before I put it in my mouth - like a giraffe does. I have never had anyone else tell me I do this or indicate that it bothers them.

We tried working together once, in high school. Let's say it was a short-lived experiment.

Those of you with serious problems with coughing, lip-smacking, etc. in your partner, you might actually have a condition called misophonia. My husband treats it in both children and adults. In the most severe cases, people can't eat out at restaurants or with their family because of the mouth noises. It can be treated, and might go a long way toward improving your relationship.
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Old 06-01-2017, 01:24 PM
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Is that simply sloppy writing on the part of the woman (who is after all a hypothetical / composite construct of msmith537's imagination and Facebook readings) or is it an example of a truthful admission contrary to interest?

Darn good question.
If it was posted on Facebook, assume sloppy writing and keep it moving. There isn't enough info to judge anyone as narcissist. To be honest, if someone can't admit that they unintentionally annoy their own spouses sometime with their "craziness"", I would wonder if they take themselves too seriously. Which is annoying in and of itself.
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Old 06-02-2017, 10:23 AM
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Is that simply sloppy writing on the part of the woman (who is after all a hypothetical / composite construct of msmith537's imagination and Facebook readings) or is it an example of a truthful admission contrary to interest?

Darn good question.
Yep, it is. I took it as sloppy writing, but it wouldn't take much to convince me otherwise.
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