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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-11-2006, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
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making a big deal out of everything

Do you make a big deal out of everything? I do and I always have..people are always laughing and telling me 'its not that big of a deal'. But I still think it is. I am trying to be a better judge about what is worth panicking over and what is no big deal.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-12-2006, 12:37 AM
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I'd say I do seem to make a bigger deal about things than most people.. I guess it's related to my perfectionist issue.. I hate using the word "perfectionist" though, it makes it sound like I'm actually able to succeed in making something perfect, which is totally not true, haha. It's just the whole thing I guess with being so aware of everything and all the details, I don't know..
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Yep, I do too. I think its an SA thing, many of us SA people tend to over-analyse things and make small issues seem like big ones.

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I tend to blow things out of proportion, over-react, make a big deal... however you want to say it. I've done that all my life. I can even remember my Mom and Dad telling me that I did this as a child.

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I do. I can't handle situations on the fly at all, so I freak out, even if its minor.

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yes. i think of the worst possible outcome for every situation & decide it will just be that bad.
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Its ok, my mom always tells me that, she ALWAYS SAYS, this shyness will fade and disapeer as if it has never had came to you. Whatever, ive had it for 2 years now almost 3 and it wouldnt b called something not to worry about. I understand you. Also everyone isnt that perfect but God
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I make a big deal out of things. It seems that I do over analyze everything.
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-14-2006, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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I agree with the whole perfectionist thing..I feel like I am a perfectionsist in the sense that I want everything to go smoothly and be "perfect" but I usually am not capable of meeting that expectation

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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-14-2006, 10:46 PM
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the fact is that most people with SA make abig ddeal out of everything and 99% of thngs in life arent big deals, only accidents and wars and that kind of stuff are.
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