You think too much!

Whenever our partners cannot handle our intensity they say 'don't think too much'..thoughts, comments people?


I personally think we are thinking too much on the too much aspect here.

  • Ankeeta
  • Posted: 27 Apr 2017

When the roles are reversed , give the other spouse the taste of the same medicine!

They should find time and communicate clearly. 

Problems can't be ushered under the carpet by " you think too much.." tossed your way.


“Thinking too much” varies from person to person and hence cannot be generalized. The thinking process of a corporate head honcho could be different (in the path of progress and finding solutions) while that of a person suffering from depression could be negative thoughts about self. Additionally, thinking too much must lead to some form of action, else it will be the case of only planning without an execution, a kind of a wishful thought. Ideally one should follow the classic “Deming Cycle” of “Think (or Plan) Do, Check, Act” and repeat the process.

As it is known, too much of thinking a.k.a. “Analysis” leads to mental “Paralysis” wherein the person becomes incapable of actions. Unless there is action, one cannot really see the results of his thoughts.

The converse too is true where some people do not think at all and jump into “doing” and without a proper thought process could lead to undoing an incorrect process or other issues like say, even spending on unwanted items as would be the case with impromptu purchases. In short, thinking is good and a required process, however it must be followed by a specific actionable. It’s a balance that requires to be achieved…

  • amankh
  • Posted: 04 Dec 2016

RakshaBharadia: Hmmm...yep. You are right. The thing is we do not have space or the support system that maybe our ancestors had, meditation, a comparatively less stressed life, the mesh of close relatives. That is taking a toll1

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