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Why Do People Ignore Me? 12 Real Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

The worst feeling in the world is feeling ignored. If you’re asking, why do people ignore me, it’s time you looked at the reasons why it’s happening.

Why do people ignore me? 12 reasons why

#1 You don’t listen to other people. 

Perhaps your friends told you that you’re not a good listener, yet, you continue to not listen. For many people, it’s extremely annoying to talk to someone who’s only interested in talking about themselves. Are you making an effort to listen to other people when they speak? Or is it only about you?

#2 You’re too needy. 

People want to hang around others who aren’t going to hold onto them like a ten-pound weight. It’s not fun to hang out with someone who needs constant help. If you’re needy, you’re a lot of work for other people. And it can quickly become suffocating. Back off a bit, and give the people around you some breathing room.

#3 It’s never your fault. 

You have an excuse for everything, even when it’s clearly your turn to apologize. I get it, saying sorry isn’t easy. But apologizing isn’t a sign of weakness. It’s a sign of maturity. If you blame others or are unable to admit your mistakes, the people around you will slowly fade away.

#4 You’re dishonest. 

People want to hang around others who are honest and truthful. They don’t want to spend their time with someone who lies and makes them think twice with every word they say. If people don’t trust you, they’re going to ignore you, and it’ll happen fast.

#5 You’re criticizing others too much. 

Criticism is good, and to a point, people need to hear it. But you also need to give compliments. If you’re focusing only on constructive criticism, you’re not going to have too many friends left. Sometimes, people don’t want to be told what they’re doing isn’t a good idea. Sometimes, they just need support.

#6 It’s not you, it’s them. 

There are some cases where you’re not doing anything wrong. In fact, the people who are ignoring you are jealous or bitter over your achievements, etc. So, they want to bring you down the only way they can. This is when they ignore you and make you feel small. Cut them loose. You don’t need them.

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