Nobody really likes a bragger, but that doesn’t seem to stop the behavior.It doesn't stop when we avoid eye contact, chuckle at this apparently unconscious character flaw, or show our boredom with a yawn, either.
To me that topic shouldn't even be brought up until you are semi-seriously dating someone.
You have never seen such riches.” Or when the bragger hides behind another person: “I am so embarrassed about my husband spending a fortune on this," or, “Other people tell me I am so much younger looking.
It’s amazing how many compliments I get on my skin.” First, let’s distinguish between bragging and the desire to share something positive with others.
Whatever it was, we all had our moments as children when we felt the need to show off. A lot of folks don’t enjoy their time at work, and the last thing they want to hear about when they are done with their day, is how great your job is, or how much money your are making (especially if they didn’t ask).
However, as adults, this behaviour is usually something you don’t see very often. Thanks to social media, we now have several outlets to display our achievements and material gains, and some people really take advantage of that opportunity. Let’s face it, the majority of the world does not love their job. For most people, they get up and go to work to pay their bills and feed themselves or their family. If you’ve worked hard to get where you are in your profession, then congratulations! But stop expecting the rest of the world to feel the same way you do about yourself.
They asked some participants to describe a time they had bragged about themselves (self-promoters) and asked others to describe a time that they were on the receiving end of someone else's bragging (recipients).