Day 3: What Are Your Top 3 Pet Peeves
People have distinct pet peeves. We all have pet peeves that drive us insane, but we can't do anything about it. It's simply a tiny issue within ourselves that we can't just let go of hate and let it live in our heads. Let me tell you a story about how I used to identify pet peeves as a favorite pet. Haha. When they asked me what my pet peeve was when I was in elementary school, I only focused on the pronunciation of the words and assumed it was pet faves. Haha. My fault, but I was the only reason my classmates knew what a pet peeve was due of my ignorance. What exactly are pet peeves?
A pet peeve is a behavior or display that generates slight annoyance in people. They aren’t things that are so inappropriate and rude that they necessarily warrant taking action, but they’re generally bothersome in a way that will make you roll your eyes in frustration.
I have a bunch of pet peeves that drive me insane, which is why I avoid going out since it always triggers me. Others may think it is a minor thing that did not bother them, but a pet peeve is like an opinion, and we all have different ones. It's natural to have pet peeves, and although it's occasionally appropriate to share them with others, it's sometimes best to keep them to yourself. As instructed, I will only name my top three pet peeves.
I'm irritated when I hear someone making a lot of noise while eating or drinking, as if they're having a party in their mouth. People chewing their gums noisily in public, or other people hearing it, irritates me as well. We can chew our gums without making a sound by chewing with our mouth closed. When I'm dining outside, I sometimes hear others eating loudly, which frustrates me, but I know I can't urge them to eat quietly. I'm in a position to tell them if and only if I know them and we're close; maybe I'll get the chance to bring it out to them.
Staring At Someone's Phone
It irritates me when someone stares at my phone while I'm using it, especially when I'm texting with someone. Staring at someone's phone is akin to invading their privacy. We can't let our curiosity drive us to peek at someone's phone to see what they're talking about. I believe I am not the only one who has such pet peeves.
Loud Phone Games
My brother, nephew, and boyfriend are always doing this, which sets off my triggers. I despise it when people play phone games without wearing a headset or earphones. Alternatively, why not keep the volume down so that not everyone in the neighborhood can hear what you're playing? I constantly get irritated and urge them to turn it off or turn it down since it frustrates me and makes it difficult for me to focus on what I'm doing at the time.
That is my personal list of top three pet peeves. Even if it upsets me or anything, I still respect people and will not bring it out to them since I am aware that I do things that are also a pet peeve of theirs. I'm not certain, but who knows. However, if they are close friends, relatives, or classmates, I believe it is simple to inform them of your pet peeve and request that they exercise caution when in public.
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Publishing Date: June 8, 2022