The short answer is that you have no idea. Unless they’ve told you the reason, and I’m guessing they haven’t, any answer you have is totally made up. It may be true, or it could be wrong.
That’s why the idea in this article is so helpful in lowering your annoyance. It boils down to a couple important reminders:
- The person’s behavior may not have anything to do with you.
- Instead of judgment, try empathy and compassion.
Neither of these will change the person’s behavior, but can go a long ways to helping you feel better about it.