It hurts when you find out someone has been saying mean things about you behind your back. It hurts all the more when it's a friend, family member, or coworker. Of course, you don't intentionally act in a way that you know is going to encourage people to speak poorly about you. That being said, you may unknowingly partake in on of the common daily habits that you don't realize make people talk behind your back. The good news is that habits can be broken.
I know that I have habits that make friends of mine talk about me behind my back. I also have habits that make friends of mine talk about me to my face. In both cases, these instances of friends talking about me are sometimes almost unavoidable. These are habits we're talking about, after all. Eliminating them takes a little work.
According to Psychology Today, the first step towards breaking a bad habit is making the decision to change your habit and then convincing yourself that you are capable of doing so. If you want to keep your friends from talking about you behind your back, it may be as simple as breaking a habit. The problem is, you may not actually know what you're doing that causing the gossiping in the first place. Here, seven common habits that you may not even realize are making people talk behind your back.