Personal Boundaries

During intermission at a women's event recently, I was asked, "Why do hairstylists assume they can ask you such personal questions?" I failed to ask what kind of questions did she find so personal.  But it brought up for me a couple of things, more than what one post can explore. 

One:   It is a two way street.  When somebody, especially a new client sits in my chair, and they divulge all in the first visit, I'm left with, Wait!  There was no time for the intimacy to be established.

And on the flip side, I would expect new clients to fire me as a hairstylist if I asked too personal of questions.  That's not my job.  However...

Posted on October 29, 2007 and filed under Personal Questions.