8 Signs You’re Actually Too Polite
You always say ‘yes’
If you always say ‘yes’, even when you don’t really want to be there for someone else, it means that you are overly polite. Unfortunately, these situations can be overwhelming sometimes and it can lead to anxiety and stress in the long run.
“You may feel great at the moment when you agreed to help because you don’t want to hurt their feelings, but it could end up negatively impacting your relationship due to resentment and exhaustion,” Tsai explains. It’s very important to learn to say ‘no’ when you are not in a good mood. However, instead of saying ‘no’, you can say ‘I can’t right now’, ‘I have something to do’ or simply “I’m not in a good mood, so maybe next time”.