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Human beings are odd, there’s no doubt about it – sometimes we don’t even know why we’re thinking or doing something, only that we need to, for some reason.
And even though these 16 impulses are undoubtedly strange, you might be surprised to learn that they’re also kind of common.
16. If it’s the only coping mechanism you’ve got, use it.
i measure time in music sometimes.. thinking “it’ll take me 2 songs to get to ….”
— 𓁐 (@xmiamizeusx) January 8, 2019
15. Too many murderous hitchhiker stories as a kid.
everytime i get in my car, i make sure i check the backseat because i dont wanna get choked out from behind
— Vashon (@iam_vashonn) January 8, 2019
14. That’s how I’m going to survive Ebola.
if someone sneezes around me I hold my breath for like 15 seconds till all of their germs disperse in the air away from me
— diane (@DianeFryling) January 7, 2019
13. I used to scream inside when we went over bridges as a kid.
I speed when I go over bridges just Incase that mf want to collapse.
— Ja'shon (@jashonfelder) January 8, 2019
12. We do like to feel “even.”
If I knock/scrap one foot on the floor by accident I have to even it out and knock/scrap the other foot otherwise I feel uneven
— Harrison Carnegie (@Haz_ink) January 8, 2019
11. Makes perfect sense!
When I eat food, I eat them in order of least liked to most liked so the last thing I eat can taste the best lol
— Malaysia. (@malaylayyy) January 8, 2019
10. We’re competitive by nature.
Sometimes i try to see if I can complete multiple tasks before the microwave is done lmao
— Tommy Hoskinson💜 (@tommyhoskinson) January 8, 2019
9. Because…you’re still not sure. Ha!
I have literally 0 things to hide on my phone but when I'm showing someone something and they take I want to kill them
— Thwack (@Dolphn09) January 8, 2019
8. Maybe just a touch of claustrophobia there.
I’m afraid of tube slides and always have been bc I’m afraid someone will block the entrance and exit and I’ll get stuck inside
— Shivaun 🖤 (@sheismeblogs) January 12, 2019
7. Nothing like leaving life up to the fates.
I do personal bets with myself like if I’m about to throw something in the trash I say “ok if I make this me and my gf will get married one day”.
— Caramel Macchiato (@A1Kaycakez) January 7, 2019
6. There’s got to be a reason human beings enjoy even multiples.
My car radio volume has to be an even number or a multiple of 5
— Jackson Downs (@jacksondowns_22) January 8, 2019
5. I’m guessing you just want to feel prepared.
I frequently find myself imagining the deaths of ppl I love, not because it brings me joy but because I feel like I need to prepare myself for that day so I can handle the grief instead of it consuming me alive 🤷🏼♀️ pic.twitter.com/GxjEos6Xtz
— MaskedMandie (@MandieMasked) January 8, 2019
4. You don’t want to taste OR smell it.
I hold my breath until the trash bag is tied when I go to take it out, that way the scent doesn’t come to my awareness. 🤢
— Kristalee B (@sophiasmiles93) January 12, 2019
3. Or you’ve seen Carrie just one too many times.
I had really low self esteem throughout school and now when any guy shows me he’s interested I think he’s setting me up🙂
— Ash-Li💮™️ (@Ashlingling_918) January 7, 2019
2. I love that his parents apparently never corrected him?
I had no idea sitcoms where taped n front of live studio audiences. So When i used to watch shows & heard people laughin, i thought it was the rest of the whole world at home watching & laughing into their tvs, so i used to laugh xtra hard right into the speakers .
— Red (@Redness427) January 8, 2019
1. The old “what if” game.
I have the weirdest impulses sometimes like if I’m holding someone’s baby I’m like what if threw it out the window
— دانيا (@sudxnia) January 8, 2019
It’s always nice to feel less alone, right?