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12 Things People Who Live With Their Head In The Clouds Would Like You To Know

It's totally possible to really like someone and still have trouble paying attention to EVERYthing they say.

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1. For starters, no one chooses to be born with either a lot or very little capacity to concentrate.

It's not on purpose, much less out of malice.
Pixar

It's not on purpose, much less out of malice.

2. It's totally possible to really like someone and still have trouble paying attention to EVERYthing they say or do.

People with their heads in the clouds can't even pay attention to their favorite TV show for more than a few minutes, so it's nothing personal.
Globo / Via Twitter: @RealitySocial

People with their heads in the clouds can't even pay attention to their favorite TV show for more than a few minutes, so it's nothing personal.

3. After all, what's distracted is their absentminded head, NEVER their heart. <3

They are different organs. Please remember that.
Band / Via Twitter: @masterchefbr

They are different organs. Please remember that.

4. So much so that their most common reaction to getting called out on not paying attention to someone is "BUT WHAT DID I DO???"

And then normal people are all like &quot;WHAT???&quot; And they get even more angry.
Twitter: @ItSantana23s

And then normal people are all like "WHAT???" And they get even more angry.

5. If there's one emotional mind game that will never work with the easily-distracted it's the old "You know why I'm angry" gambit.

&quot;I... ate your yogurt? I forgot to buy bread?&quot;
Twitter: @Thalita08037150

"I... ate your yogurt? I forgot to buy bread?"

6. Because a lot of the time, they don't even realize that someone is angry, and are even less likely to be guessing why.

Always the last to know.
Globo / Via Twitter: @RealitySocial

Always the last to know.

7. Unfortunately, it's not going to be possible for them to just "put in a little effort" to stop being distracted, because that's not how things work.

Fox / Via giphy.com

It's part of who they are.

8. Things work more like this: "Right, now I'm going to pay attention like crazy and nothing will distract me, because NOW I'm totally focused on... hey, what's that?"

Nat Geo Wild / Via giphy.com

Forever out to lunch.

9. Seemingly simple things, like watching a movie, take much longer for the distracted than for ordinary human beings.

Every ten minutes they have to go back because they missed a key scene.
Twitter: @jublernation

Every ten minutes they have to go back because they missed a key scene.

10. The distracted brain is such an SOB that it prefers to stare at absolutely nothing than to pay attention to what it should be doing.

Via giphy.com

"Hmmm, how 'bout we just look at this same white wall we see every day, rather than actually listen to what the teacher is saying?"

11. But none of this comes from a lack of consideration or interest!

It&#x27;s just the way the wind blows.
Twitter: @Nathan96700741

It's just the way the wind blows.

12. So, to all those who still like them, despite their having their heads in the clouds, the distracted extend their deepest gratitude and appreciation.

They&#x27;ll even give you a present, if they remember to buy one.
Twitter: @pfvrironicos

They'll even give you a present, if they remember to buy one.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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