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Why do some people find it necessary to tell you how you should live your life?

I hear things like, "You should do this." "You should do that." I always think, "Don't these people have their own lives to live?
sree251 · 41-45, M
It is probably your fault. If you knew how to live your life, you won't run into people who think you need advice on how to live your life.
@sree251 Seriously? My fault? 🤣
sree251 · 41-45, M
@flipper1966 You'd better believe it. Nobody tells Donald Trump how to live his life. Folks may do it to Jesus but nobody does it to Donald Trump.
Perhaps its that they feel that you are struggling in some manner and wish to offer the help they are able to.
@nonsensiclesnail I get the feeling sometimes they do it out of self interest. Some people don't want to face their own problems, so they try to cure themselves by proxy -- by "healing" me.
TelegramSam · 70-79
Its easy to do. See something that they consider "needs fixing" in someone else - say it, the job is done. Easy peasy. To see anything in themselves is more difficult, and requires mind/heart work.

Then there is the way so many seem to need to see only reflections of themselves in order to feel comfortable.
JimboSaturn · 51-55, M
One of my biggest pet peeves.
I think if they are doing well off they might just want to help share how they would overcome what your dealing with. But if u didn’t need their advice maybe don’t share your predicament.
BarbossasSpouse · 36-40
Because they envy you so they want to bring you to their level?

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