It happens to all of us. Some days you feel like engaging with humanity, while other days seem like a horror show straight out of "The Walking Dead." I've been there many a time. I've spent an entire day in sweats binging on "Real Housewives" (like, all the housewives) and I'm only mildly ashamed of it. Another time, a gorgeous man with a French accent politely asked me what my name was and I said, "No." Just no.
Twitter's latest trending hashtag, #ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople, may be the gateway for some of us to bring our inner introvert out of the closet. Anti-human apps like Seamless, Postmates and Cloak suggest there are many of us out there.
As for tweets, you could blow the rest of your afternoon scrolling through all of them. Good thing I've already done that for you.
Here's a good one if you already happen to have face paint and a striped sweater.
#ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople become a inappropriate mime pic.twitter.com/UoyFgmmNZm — SarahJoyous (@Sarah_Joyous) January 12, 2016
Avoid people while working on your parkour.
#ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople Learn advanced ninja skills pic.twitter.com/JmikaspLKn — Todd Only Knows (@tr_wildebeest) January 12, 2016
This one could backfire hard depending on how many cat people you have in your life.
#ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople show them your family portrait pic.twitter.com/GA7WUHaBcH — Jett (@jett_switzer) January 12, 2016
True Life: I Have Children.
#ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople get married and have 3 kids. — SarahJoyous (@Sarah_Joyous) January 12, 2016
Dairy-free and effective.
#ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople just don't make any milkshakes and no one will come on your yard. — Sara Mansford (@SaraMansford) January 12, 2016
For those who are OK with getting sat on but strongly against small talk.
Disguise yourself as a chair. #ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeoplepic.twitter.com/vJIvKzNGM0 — Gary Foss (@garyvfoss) January 12, 2016
Ten steps ahead of you, friend.
Adopt this simple philosophy #ExtremeWaysToAvoidPeople pic.twitter.com/dJO7bimLWx — cassandracarolina (@cassandra17lina) January 12, 2016
What are your favorite ways to avoid dealing with people?