21 Secrets Overly Competitive People Will Never Tell You

Can’t hear you over ALL THE WINNING.

1. There’s literally no difference between second and last place to you.

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2. You took gym more seriously than any other class you ever took in school.

3. Everything is a competition to you, regardless if anyone else knows it.


4. You only studied in school because you HAD TO get better grades than your friends.

5. And in college, you were always sober during beer pong so the alcohol wouldn’t affect your game.

6. For every time you say “good game” to someone, you say “I hate you” in your head.

7. Bragging rights bring just as much joy to you as actually winning.

8. You speed and weave through traffic even when you’re not in hurry BECAUSE.

Literally have nowhere to be right now.

9. Trivia night isn’t some sort of recreational weekly outing for you, IT’S THE HUNGER GAMES.

10. You question your sanity when you’re placed on a team with people who aren’t competitive.

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11. You don’t sleep for weeks when the competition you signed up for is nearing.

12. Every day brings a new challenge you can’t say no to.

13. Your version of hell is being surrounded by constant “game over” screens.

14. Your GPS system’s ETA is your greatest nemesis.

15. You owe most of your failed friendships to game night.

16. You don’t allow yourself to play games against little kids because you can’t bear the thought of “going easy” on them.

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17. Nothing you do is ever “just for fun.”

18. You don’t allow yourself to download games because you won’t do anything else until you’re the best at it.

19. It’s nearly impossible to be friends with anyone who is slightly better at something than you.

20. Proving people wrong is your favorite pastime, hobby, and ideal career.

21. And every scar on your body is from something you refused to lose at.

And every single one was totally worth it.

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