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Are you an Oversharer? How to Tell + What to do About it

There you are, backed into a corner at the cocktail party, listening to your neighbor go on and on and on about her surgery.

“And then when they cut through the tendon, well, that’s when the whole thing just fell apart!”

You grimace over your cocktail shrimp and scramble to respond. This is certainly not how you imagined the dinner conversation going.

It’s happened to all of us, right? But have you ever been on the other end? Inadvertently sharing too much, complaining about something deeply personal, veering into those topics that aren’t really meant for polite company?

If you’ve ever worried that you’re an oversharer, today’s video is for you. Watch for tips on how to tell if you’re sharing too much, what to do, and how to turn the proverbial boat around.

In the comments below, tell me the worst overshare you’ve ever encountered and how you dealt with it. I can’t wait to hear about it!

Alexa Fischer

Meet Alexa Fischer

Wishbeads founder Alexa Fischer is an actress, teacher, author, and speaker whose work helps people go after their dreams, build their confidence, and break free from fear. It’s time to ignite your light.


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