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Why am I so indecisive?

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There are moments where I waste a lot of time. Yes, when I get sucked into a reality TV marathon is one. Making decisions is another. I have realized I am really indecisive...whether shopping for a new tote bag or debating what to wear, I can spend quite a few more minutes than I need to on making a decision.

Maybe I've always been a tad slow on choosing A, B or C, but I'd never really noticed it. Now, as time is short and days are filled, when I'm indecisive and can't make up my mind...well, it really gets me off schedule, which stresses me out and then makes me even more paralyzed to make a choice.

So, what's at the root of my indecisiveness? Part of it, I'm sure, is that I'm tired. My brain is just wiped out and the ol' noggin isn't firing as quickly. The other part? I don't want to make a mistake. I don't want to choose incorrectly. Weird, but true. This is even a larger issue now as I think so many elements of this Mommy Life is out of my control, often my time is not always my own, the things I do have control over, well, I want to do them right.

What do you think? Are you decisive or indecisive? When are the times you are most indecisive?

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by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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by Gold Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 12:47 PM

i am mostly very decisive about things...altho when im not feeling well...i get a bit lax

by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Oh man, I am extremely indecisive. I have always been... I am trying to be better about it!

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 1:00 PM

I am also a libra. I used to be really indecisive about everything. As I have gotten older and as situations have necessitated, I've learned to be more assertive. Nobody is perfect so making the right decision all of the time is impossible. If I get stuck, I ask myself what is the worst that can happen? What are the consequences. I weigh the pros and cons. Say a prayer and pick! Sometimes you just gotta do your best with what resources you have. 

.....Ophelia Grace...............Mira Lorne...............Jude Bennett.........Liam Daniel Baines.

by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 1:17 PM

I've always been a pretty decisive person. I can't even think of a time that I waited to ponder before making a decision.

by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:16 PM

No, I don't think I'm indecisive... well, wait, maybe I am. No... I'm not sure. But maybe. Yeah, probably I am a bit indecisive. *snicker*

(yes, I'm indecisive. Usually it's an insecurity thing--wanting so badly to make the right decision, they I'm scared of what to choose).

by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:25 PM

When trying to make plans with my husband.  I want to take what he wants into consideration, but he tells me to just make a decision!

by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:45 PM
I don't know why I am. Or maybe I do! No, no I don't ;)
... But maybe
by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:49 PM

I was always indecisive growing up but now that I have kids I am very decisive because often I feel like I don't have time to be indecisive, lol. 

by Gold Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:59 PM

I would say Im more indecisive. 

by Silver Member on Jan. 31, 2013 at 3:25 PM

i am very indecisive on what i feel like cooking or eating! it varies on my mood or how much i have going on

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