Loving a sarcastic person comes with rewards – and a lot of pain. For the sarcastic other, it takes a unique set of skills to continue to play tricks with other people. How much you can appreciate this depends on how much you know the traits of a sarcastic person.
1. They always make an unforgettable first impression
Meeting a sarcastic person for the first time means you either get appreciated or get castigated by them. How you respond is what will determine how terrible or how interesting the meeting went.
2. They are never direct with their emotions
It is always difficult to know where their allegiance lies or how they express their feelings. “I hate you” could mean “I love you” and “I love you” could mean “I hate you”.
3. They are not always sarcastic
Don’t always assume their cocky persona belies insincerity. Even when they say “you are the most beautiful person in the room” this doesn’t mean they feel otherwise. It is just the unusual and arrogant way they try express their failures.
4. They do remember everything
They are not so forgetful to remember your embarrassing moments and your failures. In fact they still have souvenirs to prove how terrible you looked or you were when your crush kissed your greatest rival.
5. They show affections with mean comments
The meaner the comment or the remark, the more affection they have for you. Doing this isn’t to break your heart but to eliminate whatever boundaries that exist between you two.
6. They cannot be quickly fooled
Like dogs, they are able to sniff and know who you really are beyond whatever screen you present to them. Perhaps it is because they have irony wired in them; they can perceive any of our pretence from a mile away.
7. They enjoy sarcasm aimed at them
Sarcasm to them is a two way thing. They like it when you make fun of them, because this offers them an opportunity to aim it directly back at you.
8. They appreciate it when you do not take them too seriously
They see sarcasm or making fun of you as ideal and necessary. They would feel validated and appreciate you more if you do not take their sarcasm so seriously.
9. They are impulsive
Sarcasm is more like an involuntary action. Sometimes it just spills out of them even when they do not mean or intend to throw a joke at you.
10. They can be serious too
Even when they spend so much time mocking others and making fun of them, there are times they are also sincere. Yet it is difficult to discern this because they are used to being sarcastic.
11. They savour any meeting with another sarcastic person
They are always excited about meeting another of their kind as this offers them the opportunity to improve their art and engage in one of those sarcastic duels.
12. They are not great at offering compliments
They prefer making a situation rather than embracing the idea that you really deserve a compliment. They would make such times to show how sarcastic they can really be.
13. They are not great at accepting compliments
It is difficult to really mean a “thank you” because they see the world just the same way they have presented it to others – nothing is as serious as it seems.
13. They make people uncomfortable around them
People really do not know how to respond to them, because their sense of humour is not always so appealing.
14. They also have feelings
Because they are sarcastic doesn’t make them less emotional or robotic. It is just that they have a way of bottling up their emotions with a sarcastic front.
15. They are able to speak out
In the real sense sarcastic people are great at reading people’s thoughts and speaking out. While others may hole up their intentions, sarcastic people know how to break the ice and add a little humour with it.
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