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    So I'm talking to this guy via text, he knows I like him but I find that I keep making jokes about everything. I'm just constantly trying to be funny. I always wanna make him laugh. I thought that I was being funny to keep the convo interesting and to make him like me, but I think there's more to it. I've read that it's a form of defense mechanism but I don't know why I do it. He says to me why do I always say I'm joking all the time and why do I joke about everything. I really don't want to mess things up with him but I feel like I am. Why do girls do this? If this is a defense mechanism why do I have it? I've never been hurt before
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    I don't think its purely a girl thing... lots of males do it too
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    It's definitely not just a girl thing, I think a lot of people do it when they either get nervous or try to impress someone. It can also be a way of flirting for some people too. I guess don't read into it too much and worry about it, just be natural and don't try too hard!
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    (Original post by sosoloves)
    So I'm talking to this guy via text, he knows I like him but I find that I keep making jokes about everything. I'm just constantly trying to be funny. I always wanna make him laugh. I thought that I was being funny to keep the convo interesting and to make him like me, but I think there's more to it. I've read that it's a form of defense mechanism but I don't know why I do it. He says to me why do I always say I'm joking all the time and why do I joke about everything. I really don't want to mess things up with him but I feel like I am. Why do girls do this? If this is a defense mechanism why do I have it? I've never been hurt before

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    (Original post by HOLA255)
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    What do you mean?
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    Congratulations you have a sense of humor.

    But, you can't always bond over a good joke, sometimes you have to be serious. Maybe he wants to get to know you a bit more without you deflecting it with a joke.
 
 
 
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