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Tumblr Thread: People Who Ask vs People Who Guess

As it turns out, there are different ways people try to get the things they want, and they don't always line up perfectly. There are people who ask for stuff even though they'll accept no as an answer, while there are people who try to guess what other people should want as to avoid that awkward no. For another thread that airs things out, here's tumblr's explanation of the USA. And for something more colorful about human nature, here's a thread on how humans will pack bond with anything.

Tumblr asking people and guessing people psychology | mefitours-blog-blog Ask Culture and Guess Culture "One my wife's distant friends has attempted invite herself stay with us, again writes exasperated owner prime 2 bedroom apartment New York City this Ask MetaFilter question She did this last March, and used excuse starting new job and needing do x, y, and z as well as out town" excuse any remaining dates. This got us off scot-free, but both knew time would come again and 's here need final
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Tumblr Thread: "Ask" People and "Guess" People

Depending on how you grew up, you might be the type of person who just asks for stuff and is fine taking no for an answer, or you might be the type of person who wasn't brought up to say no and lives in a world of more passive expectations. Either way, the theory helps explain why both groups have such a hard time communicating. Foranother weird psychological thing, here's a guy's discovery that different people have different internal monologues.

Tumblr thread on how "ask" and "guess" people communicate | In some families, you grow up with the expectation that it's 0K to ask for anything at all, but you gotta realize you might get no for an answer. This is Ask Culture. In Guess Culture, you avoid putting a request into words unless you're pretty sure the answer will be yes. Guess Culture depends on a tight net of shared expectations. A key
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