Generally, being nice is a great quality. Nice people are polite and considerate and kind, and always have the best intentions when it comes to how they treat others.
But sometimes, nice people take it too far. They’re too nice. And it inconveniences me and my day.
“Ummm,” I hear you say. “Are you… are you seriously complaining about niceness? People could be mean, you know.”
Oh, I know. There are a lot of assholes, and being nice puts you firmly in my favoured group of people. But like… eugh.
Most of the time, my preferred way of interacting with the world is to be completely ignored by everyone around me. I don't want people to fuss, I don't want people to go to any trouble, and I definitely don't want people to *shudders* buy me things. JUST LEAVE ME BE. YOUR NICENESS IS INVASIVE.
Of course, there are normal people, and I'm sure they wholly appreciate niceness. But as an introverted, anxious, awkward and admittedly weird person, people being nice can just be too much.
So, in my opinion, these are the five worst types of nice people.
1. The person who holds the door open for you when YOU'RE NOT EVEN CLOSE TO IT.
I'm walking towards the door, but I'm still a fair distance away. Probably on my phone, walking slowly, because I'm generally a slow type of person. YOU DON'T NEED TO HOLD THE DOOR OPEN FOR ME. Now I have to rush. And that's stressful. I also have to thank you, and even, God forbid, make small talk with you.
It's 2016 and I'm a strong, independent woman. I can open a door all by myself. I desperately want to do this: