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to shove her food in her face

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Talismania Thu 25-Jun-15 12:59:32

I know IABU. This is more a rant.

There's a woman who works upstairs for who some reason eats in our break area. I can't stand the way she eats. She always has finger food like sushi or pizza. She picks a piece up and stares at it before very slowly and deliberately moving it to her mouth, does this weird thing where she moves her lips away from her teeth and slowly tears off a tiny piece with her teeth, stares at the food again, slowly puts it down, then makes A lot of noise chewing (more like smacking her lips and tongue together than actual chewing) until she picks it up again for another bite.

It's the slow deliberateness of it. And the noise. I have misoph

Talismania Thu 25-Jun-15 12:59:51

Posted before I was done. Never mind

kinkyfuckery Thu 25-Jun-15 13:01:06

So stop watching her eat!

33goingon64 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:01:41

YANBU. Noisy and messy eaters should have to eat alone.

Aermingers Thu 25-Jun-15 13:02:30

YABU and really utterly nasty.

TinyManticore Thu 25-Jun-15 13:02:55

Does she notice you staring at her in disgust while she's eating? I'm surprised she sits there to eat if you're glaring at her the whole time. It does sound rather horrible to have to listen to all the chewing noises but isn't there anywhere else you could go?

FenellaFellorick Thu 25-Jun-15 13:04:03

I also have misophonia. It is torture I know. I feel such rage it frightens me.

Can you be elsewhere while she eats? Or put headphones in?
Turn round so you aren't facing her?

Zebda Thu 25-Jun-15 13:05:47

Its not just messy/wierd to watch, also noisy! I wouldnt be able to stand it either! So no YWNBU, or maybe move to a diiferent staffroom to eat yourself (less violent option)

keeptothewhiteline Thu 25-Jun-15 13:06:10

Buy a magazine.

ladyflower23 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:06:15

I nearly stabbed myself in the eyes just reading this. I would want to shove it in her face too.

keeptothewhiteline Thu 25-Jun-15 13:07:07

How rude!!

AudiR8 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:08:10

YABU and quite nasty. Move if it bothers you.

A member of my family has anorexia and she takes ages to eat and eats similarly to the way you describe the woman in your OP does but at least she is eating now.

ladyflower23 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:08:44

I also have misohonia. It's a proper condition and the feelings of rage can't be controlled. OP can't help it and is NOT nasty!

viva100 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:09:43

YABU and nasty. Just stop watching her eat.

SaucyJack Thu 25-Jun-15 13:09:46

Is she on amphetamines?

lordsandladies Thu 25-Jun-15 13:10:46

YABU DH has misophonia but it's his issue I without it can tell that the person he is glaring at isn't a tenth as noisy as it appears to him.

It's your problem. Remove yourself.

tangledtanga Thu 25-Jun-15 13:10:55

Yanbu, I think eating disorders, Sen aside adults should be able to eat their food in an appropriate way especially around others.

ladyflower23 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:13:03

She is only thinking it not doing it! it's not unreasonable to have thoughts!!

Lweji Thu 25-Jun-15 13:13:07

I expect she was asked to eat elsewhere from her area?

Talismania Thu 25-Jun-15 13:14:48

I don't sit and glare at her! It's just so noticeable. The sound more than anything.

Bakeoffcake Thu 25-Jun-15 13:17:07

I'm thinking she has issues with food unfortunaltely, or she maybe did in her past. I feel rather sorry for her, she's obviously not relishing her food sad

Iggi999 Thu 25-Jun-15 13:17:36

Maybe she is following the Paul McKenna "eat consciously" stuff, it requires chewing food 20 times as well as focusing on every mouthful?

Bakeoffcake Thu 25-Jun-15 13:17:45

What is misophonia?

FenellaFellorick Thu 25-Jun-15 13:22:08

It's a disorder that means the sufferer has a visceral reaction to certain sounds. It is not within their control.
I want to kill people, the rage is that strong. You can't reason it away and you can't choose not to feel it.
You can only try to stay away from trigger situations.

Bakeoffcake Thu 25-Jun-15 13:25:27

That is Fennella, I've never heard if it before.

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