I just had another small spat with my sister on the return trip to the tech center this afternoon. This is somewhat normal -- we disagree on a regular basis.
However, I noted her behavior this time. When she gets upset with me, and I ask her why (because I am not completely certain why) she gives a vague answer. Answers such as, "because", or "you're a jerk", and the like. She just cannot answer directly -- i.e. "why" I am an alleged jerk.
I have a few ideas on why she reacts this way, and perhaps someone else can enlighten me.
The main thing that prompted me to recall the event was her reaction -- she began ignoring me and listening to her MP3 player. This may sound mundane, but to me it is quite baffling.
I'm not sure why, (perhaps Si?) but I have always associated music with memory. When one happens, the other happens as well.
For example: Before I moved my electronic equipment and gaming systems to my bedroom, I had them in the basement next to the family computer. When Lost Odyssey came out, I just had to play it. (As I do most RPGs.) During the time I spent playing this game (About 35 hours) she was next to me surfing the web. (MySpace, most likely.)
The *entire* time, she played nothing but that awful song from Gavin DeGraw, "I'm In Love With A Girl", and it stuck. Whenever I play Lost Odyssey, or see images from hit, I hear that song in my head and it will not go away. Likewise, when I hear that horrible song on the radio or at home, I can see images from Lost Odyssey in my mind's eye.
My Mom doesn't do this --- and I'm pretty sure she's an ISTJ at this point. This leads me to believe it may not have anything to do with type. Or does it?
Does anyone else do this? If so, do you know why?