Sometimes when I chat with people, they end all their sentences with “..” or “…” Let me give an example:
Me: “Hey, how are you?”
Eeyore: “I’m fine…You….?”
Me: “I’m also good! What have you been up to lately?”
Eeyore: “Oh… Nothing much… Went shopping yesterday… Had an ice cream… It was nice…”
And there goes that conversation. Because, really, who can talk to Eeyore for long without getting depressed? Yeah, ok – the person might be sad or depressed. But if he or she doesn’t say, I can’t do anything about it. I can write tons of messages, if all I get is … as a reply, then I’d rather not. If you’re sad, either talk about it or don’t talk at all. It’s similar to people with: “I hate everything. Why is life so unfair?” statuses on FB. Not exactly the same, though. Eeyores are just depressing, but not telling why. FB-whiners are attention seekers. They love when people ask: “Oh no, what’s wrong?” and “Are you ok?”. Then they’ll keep being mysterious until people start to lose patience, THEN they’ll reveal it: “My mom won’t buy me a car, buuhuu!” or “Heartlove whine band is coming to my city while I’m on vacation in Mallorca, so I can’t go to their concert!!!”
No, I don’t have friends like that – anymore. But I had, and I know there’s a lot of them out there. Why, people? If you want attention, do something that deserves attention instead. Go build the world’s biggest card house or something. THEN you’ll deserve attention.