Guy asked me every single day why I wasn't wearing a coat: OK to treat him as invisible now?
At the gym I go to, I know the regulars. They're nice.
One guy, though, asked me EVERY SINGLE DAY when it was below 60 degrees why I didn't wear a coat. (I walk only one block to the gym.)
Sometimes he'd rush at me, both in the gym and when I'd see him around town, yelling that I wasn't "wearing enough clothes" if it was below 60 degrees and I wasn't wearing a coat.
We're both straight men, in our 40s/50s.
I got so tired of the constant remarks that I stopped even acknowledging him. Now I totally ignore him and walk right past him.
Would you be irked as well?
- Bent SnowmanLv 710 months ago
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- FoofaLv 710 months ago
Depends on your tolerance for the intellectually delayed (which is probably what's going on with this guy).
- PearlLv 710 months ago
he might just be trying to make conversation
- Kiss Me KateLv 710 months ago
I have a feeling this gentleman is developmentally delayed or "special" in some way--he sincerely thinks he is helping you out--probably some rule that was practiced with him over and over---maybe try to change the convo--"Hey-thanks--but I think I will survive the ride home today--and ask him a question..." oftentimes when someone is perseverating on something a simple question can nap them out of it...and they forget what they were concerned with...
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- 10 months ago
He sounds gay but I wouldn't worry too much about it.
- de ChicagoLv 710 months ago
I would ignore him too.
- LiverGirl98Lv 710 months ago
Given this behaviour has been persistent, you not engaging with this person is the best choice for you.
- Tommy G.Lv 410 months ago
Hardly. If you were irked from their tendencies yet you seemingly listened, it would come off as false and rude. I would be irked too but I'd also forgive their actions.
Same as before, never okay to pretend your trusted gym instructors are not here.
- Sunday CroneLv 710 months ago
I wouldn't treat him as if he were invisible I would tell him it is not his business and to leave me alone
- donnieLv 410 months ago
I really have no idea 60 degrees is not even cold. Maybe he has some kind of issue or is trying to get a reaction out of you.