Have you ever been asked what you’re thinking about and you would rather not share, especially if you are in your man zone and thinking about absolutely nothing?
You may have been thinking about the hot blonde who just walked in the room (which your girlfriend wouldn’t appreciate hearing about) or how the dinner your mom just made is terrible. Really, not all thoughts are meant to be shared with others.
Next time someone wants to know the nitty-gritty details of what you are thinking about and you want to be evasive, use one of our clever comebacks below.
25 Best comebacks to what are you thinking about
1. Ripping your clothes off and ravaging that body of yours.
2. I hope no one ever finds the body.
3. How I would spend the insurance money if you died.
4. I know the voices in my head aren’t real but they have some great ideas.
5. Those are my thoughts, that’s why they’re encapsulated inside my brain.
6. That a push up bra is like a bag of chips, you open it and it’s half empty.
7. How to make a death look like an accident.
7. My psychiatrist told me it’s best if I don’t share.
8. I’ve been thinking about sex with you!
9. You naked.
10. How lucky I am to be with someone like you.
11. You asking me what I was thinking about!
12. Not going to share. My thoughts are private, unless I choose to share them.
13. Really, what is this? The Spanish Inquisition?
14. Life, the universe and everything in-between.
15. How nosy some people are.
16. What does it matter to you?
17. What I really want to do to you a thousand times a day.
18. You cooking me dinner. My favourite meal please.
19. If I told you, I would have to kill you. So I can’t share.
20. How wonderful the sound of silence is..
21. I don’t think anymore, I gave it up years ago.
22. If I wanted you to know I would be talking not thinking.
23. I was about to reach meditative enlightenment when you disturbed me … thanks a lot.
25. Your wish is my command
Why do people ask what you are thinking about
Have you ever wondered why people are so curious about what others are thinking? It’s interesting to think about the different reasons behind this curiosity. Here are the top reasons why people ask this question so often:
1. Curiosity: People may be interested in your thoughts, feelings, and views, and asking you what you think is a way to start a conversation and learn more about you.
2. Building Connections: People can feel closer to each other when they talk about their thoughts and feelings. Asking what someone is thinking can be a way to build rapport and establish a connection.
3. Concern: Sometimes, people ask what you’re thinking about because they care and want to offer support. It’s their way of checking in.
4. Suspicion: People sometimes ask what you’re thinking to figure out what you’re up to or your goals.
5. Small talk: Asking what they’re thinking about can be a great way to keep the conversation flowing or break those awkward silences.
Thinking about the situation and how you know the person who asked the question is essential. Some people may ask because they want to know and care, while others may have other reasons. How you answer depends on how comfortable you are with the person who asked and how well you know them.
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When you are dealing with a person who keeps asking what you are thinking about and you find it stressful, consider getting support from a professional. Talking to a counselor is a great way to work through a challenging situation, and help you find some strategies to work through the person’s behaviour.
Better Help is a great resource where you can talk to a counselor from the comfort of your own home.
Taking care of your own needs isn’t selfish, and you will feel better in the long run.