The Psychology Of Gossip: Why Talking Sh*t Makes You Happy - Deepstash
Being Relatable

Knowing that others have flaws makes them more relatable. It makes them feel more likable and less intimidating, as they are just as vulnerable to the harsh realities of life as you.

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The Psychology Of Gossip: Why Talking Sh*t Makes You Happy

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Empowered By Having Personal Information

When we gossip, we gain “social capital” -- a secret weapon of sorts over those around us.

Even if we have no intention of using information in a harmful manner, simply having the i...

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Feeling Accepted

It is a human trait to desire companionship and relationships so we value our acceptance and social placement. When we know things about others, it makes us feel included.

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Relating To Each Other

Sharing your viewpoints on other people with someone helps the relationship grow stronger.

We want to engage with people who share common opinions, no matter how snarky. You may not be...

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Making Friends

Friendships often begin with idle chit-chat that reveals common interests, which eventually leads to a relationship. Talking about mutual friends, coworkers and acquaintances helps friends to so...

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