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If someone talks about themselves in third person, what does that mean?

Pavi 2011/05/15 18:01:46
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  • LisaCurrie 2012/11/24 06:02:59
    There's something wrong with them
    LisaCurrie
    it is part of a disassociative disorder.they refer to themselves that way to prevent themselves from having to take responsibility for or from owning the emotions associated with what they are saying. (my room mate does this all the time and it drives me nuts!) to give you an understanding...compare the two statements using myself as an example. "I spilled the milk all over the floor." and compare that to "Raven spilled the milk all over the floor." see, on a mental level for those who speak in the 3rd person, they can almost convince themselves they are talking about someone else, it detaches them from the responsibility, where as saying "I did something bad" they have to own the problem and therefor accept responsibility for it.
  • James 2011/05/15 22:07:53
    There's something wrong with them
    James
    that they are nuts
  • paramorefan11 2011/05/15 21:12:51
    None of the above
    paramorefan11
    well i think they do it cuse it amuses them, cuse when i hear people do it i laugh...thou i do it myself sometimes....Taylor Likes :)
  • Albannach 2011/05/15 18:42:11
    None of the above
    Albannach
    Haggis Assassin dies a little inside each time, ouch!
  • Ara 2011/05/15 18:41:35
  • -Echo- 2011/05/15 18:21:16
    None of the above
    -Echo-
  • ¬©TransAmTam~Metal Queen \m/ 2011/05/15 18:20:22
  • MichaelSites 2011/05/15 18:14:06
    Nothing
    MichaelSites
    Michael enjoys talking this way. Michael has to go now. Michael has to find the precious. They took it from Michael, the nasty hobbitses.
  • leah 2011/05/15 18:05:30
    None of the above
    leah
    +1
    instead of saying "I went to the store." I would say "She went to the store." or instead of saying "That's mine." I would say "That's hers." Get it? kind of?
  • User Deactivated 2011/05/15 18:04:02
    None of the above
    User Deactivated
    +1
    Jeffery sees no issue here. Jeffery thinks it's perfectly fine to refer to one's self in the third person. Jeffery knows that some people won't know who he is unless Jeffery does such a thing.
  • Pavi User De... 2011/05/15 18:06:36
    Pavi
    +1
    Well, Jeffrey is deffinitely doing that for attention then.
  • User De... Pavi 2011/05/15 18:15:38
    User Deactivated
    Ha. I'm just weird. =) I don't really do that. Well, at least not too often.

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