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Do Tell: Who or What Pushes Your Buttons?




Everyone has that one thing or that one person who has the ability to immediately get under your skin — I have both. I also know how to push the buttons of the people I am the closest too, and as ridiculous as it sounds, we all do it from time to time when we are feeling feisty or in the mood to argue. So ladies, what I want to know is, what or who gets under your skin? Who or what really pushes your buttons?

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sabrinaBee sabrinaBee 9 years
oh and even cheaters as well. and people telling me to smile. sometimes i feel like screaming when i get told that. hehe
sabrinaBee sabrinaBee 9 years
being late, tardiness........it gets on my nerves! i'm never late so i expect others not to be....:| hehhhh
lovelybritty84 lovelybritty84 9 years
Bad grammar, being put on guilt trips, people that serially cheat on others, backstabbers, when people lie to my face, lying in general, hanging out with someone that's just texting other people the entire time, people asking me why I'm crabby if I'm not even crabby, and too many other things.
skinnyforme skinnyforme 9 years
communication is key. i hate tardiness, no phone calls, excuses and being cheap on a date.
smp7328 smp7328 9 years
Oh there are so many things that i could list here. To quote Dr. Bailey from Grey's Anatomy "The stupidity of the human race...." Yes, the stupidity of the human race leads me to have so many things that just irritate the hell out of me, but I will limit my list to just a few: 1 - people that hover (stop breathing my air. go find your own) 2 - mean people 3 - condescending people 4 - what popgoestheworld said - the drivers that cut in front of the 100 cars at the exits - when i lived in DC, i totally wanted to beat people up for doing that; and people wonder why there are such bad traffic issues there?!!?!?!
boxem180 boxem180 9 years
1) the people at work who think that whenever i take a sick day, i'm really just hungover (even if i were - is it really your business?) 2) people that don't get i don't always want to talk 3) nosy people who have no sense of personal boundaries 4) jaywalkers
lynn2007 lynn2007 9 years
~ Someone that constantly talks over you. ~ People who have no modesty whatsoever. ~ and someone who talks too much
Nitrobezene Nitrobezene 9 years
People who tap their pencils or fidget and smack their gum/food.
spazzydana spazzydana 9 years
but, since you asked - stupid skaters at my school who tell me to 'calm down' when im clearly not worked up about anything -The strange respect all the people at my school have for the popular girls 'Their morally correct, really!' -The overly peppy people who can't seem to get that life isnt THAT great. -The posers, I once had a friend who was nice to me , but when a certin 'cool kid' was around she'd push me away for her and go 'GOSH your such a loser', yeah that really made you look cool I really could go on forever.
spazzydana spazzydana 9 years
People push my buttons! everyone does, ive yet to meet a person who doesnt annoy me in some way. everyone at my school is obnoxious in everything they do, i hate people
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 9 years
oh yea n girls who put their bfs before their bestfriends
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 9 years
-rude people -arrogance -fakeness -hypocrisy -discrimination -cruelty towards animals/ people -nosy people -superficiality -sluttiness -paris hiltons/lindsay lohans of the world
mrspiven mrspiven 9 years
don't even get me started on what ticks me off. i have a short fuse, and there are many, many things that set it off. its a personality flaw. overall, though, i'd say what makes me more mad than anything is when people are impolite. is it so hard to say 'please' or 'thank you'? is it so hard to hold an elevator or a door? is it so hard to remember that you are not better than the rest of the humans on earth???!!! i can't stand when people are impolite and disregard common curtesy.
brdwaystarlett brdwaystarlett 9 years
when allthe someone who asks for your advice does is argue against it rather than at least consider it... then why'd ya ask in the first place, huh?
red4ev red4ev 9 years
i know this is awful, but i cannot stand people that are too nice...it drives me insane b/c i know that no one's that perfect so i always am like "what are they thinking", and they get walked all over and i jus want to be like buck up and stand up for yourself...sry such a huge pet peeve of mine...others include other people's loose hair makes me gag, and tattle-tales who by default are attention-seekers...i have a cousin that i used to babysit and i wanted to scream and smack her allllll the time b/c she used to tattle on me to my aunt and be like "she called me blahblah or she's not doing blahblah" and she would cry at the littlest thing...ughh she still does it to this day and she's 16
RockAndRepublic RockAndRepublic 9 years
When someone brings up a topic while already knowing how i feel about it, then having the audacity to get mad because they don't like my response.
JeasaidSam JeasaidSam 9 years
When friends deny that their SO's hurt them, when everyone else can CLEARLY see that they do. Spelling and grammar errors also. Especially when it's an obvious mistake. TYpInG LiKe ThIs. Just a few there....
redegg redegg 9 years
People who argue with your opinion once you've expressed it. Because, clearly, it's wrong.
LadyLibertine LadyLibertine 9 years
Drink Drivers, Shallow people
Michelann Michelann 9 years
Oh! And when people try to use big words but clearly don't know what they mean.
Michelann Michelann 9 years
People who don't take responsibility for themselves, and those who don't expect it from other people. You can make a million excuses for why you were late, rude, mean, obnoxious, or generally irresponsible, but in the end, only YOU can change your situation.
designergirl designergirl 9 years
Too many things to mention... The one little thing that drives me nuts is noise. When I'm trying to work and someone is tapping their pen on their desk, or clicking the top it drives me crazy. Same goes for other type of noise, like people who talk to loudly (why are the loud ones always the dumbest?) and screaming crying children. Letting your child cry for five minutes tops I can understand, letting your child cry for 30 minutes or more while in a restaurant is ridiculous. Another one that bugs is people not trating me like an adult. I'm in my 20s and the other night a host at a restuarant called me "girlie" (as a noun). Don't be condescending to me.
bellanatella bellanatella 9 years
It'd be awesome if you met us all one day, DearSugar and pushed all our buttons using this info. Sneaky, sneaky. Haha.
tati33 tati33 9 years
I agree with points 3 & 4 Marci!!
Marci Marci 9 years
:D :D Funny, rubialala! Here are a few I can think of off the top of my head. 1) People who pretend they didn't know it was an express line and have their week's grocery shopping 2) My friend's boyfriend. I can't stand him so it hardly matters what he says or does. It all just irritates me. 3) People who insist on getting ahead of me - either on on the road or on foot - and once they push ahead, slow down to a crawl. 4) Parents who don't control their kids in public. A tantrum is one thing; a bratty, undisciplined child is quite another.
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