“You’re always asking questions in your mind”.
So says an Italian girl when out on a date with me on a cold February evening.
I laugh. “What do you mean?” Although I know what she means.
“In your head, you’re always thinking about something, you’re never just looking at what’s in front of you.”
Ok, so first of all, how dare this person so instantaneously identify and articulate one of my many deep, deep flaws.
Jokes aside though, she is correct. I’m very easily distracted. I don’t mean to be, I’m working through things in my head a lot of the time, and that makes it hard to concentrate. Real life is hard and real people are difficult to interact with. My brain is much safer.
But this has been an ongoing issue for years now. Even with people who don’t know me well, I have a reputation for being…
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