I know I’m not the only one that gets annoyed and lets things get under their skin. I mean come on, who hasn’t lashed out because they “literally can’t even” anymore. I have a few pet-peeves/phobias that I know may seem strange to some, but bear with me, I’ll explain why I can’t even in a sec! Feel free to comment below some of your biggest pet-peeves/phobias. I’d love to know I’m not the only one haha. 🤷🏾♀️
- Birds and Butterflies ~
This one is probably one of the strangest ones you’ll read. At least everyone I confide in about this fear typically laughs at me, so…. We call these Ornithophobia (Fear of Birds) and Lepidopterphobia (Fear of Butterflies). I kid you not, they know I’m scared of them and they persist on chasing me until I am almost crying. I was walking to my car the other morning and heard a loud flock of birds coming straight towards me and just at the last minute soar above me. I may have screamed; I may have shed a tear…. There’s a 90% chance both of those happened.
- Chewing with your mouth open. ~
I mean, can we all just take a second to reflect on how our parents taught us to eat with our mouths closed at the dinner table when we were younger. Yeah, those were some nice times! Let’s go back to that. I promise it’s not that hard, unless you have a breathing through your nose problem, then I understand. Still dislike your chewing habits, but I understand.
- Going to sleep in an unmade bed ~
This one’s a new one for me. Recently I noticed that my husband will make the bed prior to us going to sleep. I had never really noticed his efforts of doing this before until one day I got into bed and was INCREDIBLY uncomfortable. There’s just something about laying in a freshly made bed and being able to tuck yourself in, that’s so calming at night. Extremely stressful if your sheets are a hot mess and then you can’t fall asleep.
- Sunshine ~
Ok, I know this one’s a weird one too…. Not a fear, just annoyed of it. It’s too vibrant for me. I probably sound so basic right now, but that’s ok. The sun literally hurts my eyes and I’m not afraid to put it on my pet-peeve list.
- Using poor grammar ~
ESPECIALLY IN WRITING. If I see a text, email or message with some misuse of a word or spelling mistake, I will let you know. Pretty sure some of my friends hate me slightly because of this, but those friends that appreciate it (you know who you are), I appreciate you. I just can’t help it sometimes. 😬
- Los Angeles drivers ~
You 100% have to be an aggressive driver out here. People are ruthless and will: Cut you off, honk loudly or say some choice words while hand signaling some “not so appropriate” gestures at you. When turning left at a signal in DTLA, there’s a 2 car on a red light rule that even the police follow. To all those bumper humpers out there, BACK OFF!
- Non apologizing ~
“I’m sorry you feel that way.” Mmm, but I don’t think that’s an actual apology and are you really?
- Endless Commercials ~
Ok, I know Netflix has spoiled me for this one. It’s just so convenient to not have any commercials when watching TV shows now. I mean, just think of all the beautiful content you can take in during the span of a few hours without having the interruption of commercials. Netflix doesn’t even give you the “hold on, are you still watching?” option anymore, they know you’re there glued to the tv, relishing all of its juicy glory.
- TRAFFIC ~
Need I say more.
- No funny bone ~
When someone doesn’t get my dry sense of humor and thinks I’m being serious when I feel it’s pretty evident that I’m being sarcastic. What can I say, comedy runs in my blood…. No really it does!
Ok I know some of those were a little strange for me to either have as a pet-peeve or be scared of. What can I say, I’m a unique person lol 😉 Can’t wait to read about what drives you guys up the wall!!