Here is the deal: I am a obsessive-compulsive person. I do not say “OCD” as an exaggeration every time I refer to it. My family knows it, my boyfriend knows it and my doctor diagnosed it. He also tells me I suffer from Misophonia (Greek word ya’ll) because I get irritated by a lot of sounds. It really drives me crazy. But I have learned to live with it.
I have to be honest here, some of the things that irritate me are pretty funny. So I will share my top five:
1) People who drag chairs.
I mean really? Is it that hard to just pick up the chair and put it where you want it? I understand when a chair is heavy and it needs some dragging but is all the cringing noise really worth it?
2) Interrogation while watching a movie.
There I am relaxing, watching a movie for the very first time. Then the person next to me starts: “Is she his mother?”, “why did she murder him?”, “is he going to come back from the dead?”, “why did he burn the house down?”. How am I supposed to know?! I didn’t direct the movie!
3) People who talk with their mouth full and also smack their lips while eating.
There is nothing more annoying than the sound of someone who chews loudly. Some people manage to talk with their mouth full of food. Is whatever you are saying so urgent that you can’t wait to swallow before you speak?
4) Bad breath.
Listerine, brushing your teeth, chewing gum. No excuses for this one.
5) People who grab my cell phone and take a “look”.
Really? Why on earth would you do that? There is something called “personal space”. Do not touch my cell phone. Ever. You do that again and you are going to have a black eye.
So… do you have any special pet-peeve?