Why do girls always say "I'm fine" when they're not?
What Girls Said 15
She might want you to leave her alone or ask more about what's wrong, but you're probably safe asking -I know you aren't OK, but I don't know if you want me to stay or go.. can you give me a hint-
When I say that I just want someone to notice that I'm not OK. A hug would be often be good too.
Some girls do this, not always and not every girl. But OK.
Some girls do this because they want you to really care about how they feel, so ask again and again, usually three times. If they still say they're fine, then they don't wanna talk about it. Which brings me to my second reason: they just don't wanna talk about it or it's none of your business, so they just say they're fine to get you off their back. Or, the third reason, they just want you to "know them so well that you just FEEL it when something is wrong", which is lousy and stupid.
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I generally avoid this "I'm fine" phrase. If I have something on my mind, I come right out and I say it. This includes my feelings. The only times I'll clam up about how I'm really feeling is if I don't know the person asking how I'm feeling, or if I feel like I've already been enough of a burden to that person that week haha.
If I'm saying "I'm fine" I'm not so much fine as I want you to leave me alone. Generally if I'm saying that to a person they're my problem and I don't want to talk about it at that point.
for me, its because the thing I'm upset about is one of two things: something I know you won't think is any reason to be mad, which if I tell you I know you'll say something about it being dumb and then I'll get more mad OR talking about it will just upset me more. "i'm fine" for me means "yes I'm upset as you can probably tell, but the issue can be dealt with later once I am less upset and can talk about it better, don't ask me again until I come to you, and please change the subject by kissing me and telling me something so sweet I smile :) "
Deep down, they want you to keep prodding (but not in an annoying way), to stay there and comfort them and let them know you care. If a girl says "I'm fine" she's anything but :)
May they just don't want anyone to worry about them, that's why I always tell people I'm fine because I don't want people to worry about me.
For me personally, I usually say "I'm fine" when I am not, because I am scared that I am going to break into tears if I start saying what is going on in my brain. Problem is, I get a lot of anxiety and am sensitive, so if something is bothering me, I usually with bust out crying. I try to do the crying in private though, so if I do not trust the person asking me then I lie and say I'm fine. Now, if I do trust the person I will usually tell them or at least give them a shortened version of what's wrong. Except for if we are in public, because if it is my boyfriend I have a problem about and he asks what's wrong I don't want to embarrass him in public, so I'll tell him later what the problem was.
Sometimes it's a nice way of saying "leave me alone NOW." But I would rather say the latter, haha.
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What Guys Said 2
Maybe because she wants you to know if she is fine or not by your self to feel her pain, suffer or what ever is the problem , By doing that she believes you care about her or let's say you feel her pain or what ever it is because she mean something for you .
a lot of people in general do that, not just girls...
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