Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Just Give Me What I Want and No One Gets Hurt

It is Choose and Defend Wednesday, so I thought this would be a good opportunity to see how you roll.  We all have our style, but I feel like I've been struggling with mine a bit lately.  What better way to work through something than to compel your friends to disclose their methods for moving through life?  As with all Choose and Defend questions, your options are limited and rather black and white, rather than shades of gray.  But work with me here and feel free to expand upon your choice in comments.   Are you in?  Alright then! 

Which of these best describes you as you make decisions in life?

Impulsive
OR

Overthinking


 What do you think?   Choose and Defend!  Thanks.

10 comments:

NoRegrets said...

Oh boooyyy. Way overthinking! Is it a choice? Or is it nature? Not sure. And then when I make the choice I second guess usually. Sigh...

Tara said...

Now see, I'm already overthinking how I'm going to answer this question, because sometimes I am impulsive but most of the time I'm not.

I'll go with overthinking. :)

3GirlKnight said...

Ha! I'm totally with you Tara. When we have a hard time deciding if we're impulsive, I suppose the answer is already made, huh?

Another for overthinking.

MrManuel said...

I am way more of an overthinking person than one who is impulsive. When I am impulsive, I tend to get in trouble.

secret agent woman said...

Impulsive by a small margin for me. Only because I overthink things, but often only after I've made the impulsive decision. I'm the Queen of Rash Emails/Texts. Sent one last night, in fact. Or I'll put a lot of thought into something, carefully weighing the pros and cons, and then ditch that and go with my gut. Does my impulsivity get me in trouble? Oh hell yes.

laura b. said...

NoRegrets: Yeah, I do think it is nature...but your choice is...can you tell what your nature actually is? You know! One for Overthinking.

Tara: Me too :-) I had to think about this one a lot! Two for Overthinking.

3GK: That is it exactly! Look at us go :-) Three for Overthinking.

MrManuel: I hear you. Of all the important things I've done truly impulsively...well, there aren't many :-) Four for Overthinking.

Secret: I'm so glad you're here! When I read your blog, it helps me see that I should give into impulse more often...and yes, wait until later to overthink it! One for Impulsive.

Everyone: We are quite a group here...a group of Overthinkers! Right now, the score stands at 4-1. Please, either think about it or impulsively join in our Choose and Defend Wednesday. It is NEVER too late.

Churlita said...

I'm equal parts of both. I overthink things to death...But I can also be impulsive. I guess if I don't make an immediate impulsive decision, then I overthink a thing.

laura b. said...

Churlita: Sometimes I am most tempted to act impulsively, just because I get tired of thinking! I get it. One for Both!

So lets just make it 5-2 :-)

FW said...

Definitely an overthinker, to a stupid degree sometimes.

laura b. said...

FW: Seems most of us share this particular trait around here :-)

6-2