What makes you want to answer

to all of you people who go around answering the questions people ask I just want to know what causes you to want to help them so much?
its awesome that you do but I just want to know why you do
Asked Mar 16, 2011
My wife thinks I have a job so I have to get up and go somewhere every morning. :-)

Seriously, I have a very boring but necessary job. More than 99 percent of the time there's nothing to do but I have to be here to react that one percent of the time when everything hits the fan. I used to watch TV but got fed up with listening to talking heads and commercials so I looked for something else to do. Ehelp keeps me awake and makes me feel like I'm doing something productive.
Answered Mar 16, 2011
Edited Mar 16, 2011
In my case I usually answer them if they take my interests or if I think that I can really help them; others do it for the same reasons, to be amusing or just to recieve the satisfaction of helping a stranger. It makes people feel good.
Answered Mar 16, 2011
Edited Mar 16, 2011
For me I answer questions that intrigue me or ones that I believe I can actually help them with my experiences. Like Sexy2011 said it makes people feel good to know that they could help someone.
Answered Mar 16, 2011
I was taught from an early age that it is my responsibility to care for and serve others. This is a small way that I can try to do that throughout the day. I answer if I think it's possible to help. I think this site gives many opportunities to try to get better at being attuned to others' needs, fears, etc. so I can learn to be more useful to others.
Answered May 12, 2011
Like skyDancer said, it was how I was taught. To put others first and care for them even if it's a complete stranger. From little to now, i've put my experience into work and help others to make sure they don't make the same mistake I made. It is also the feeling of satisfaction that keeps me motivated to answer questions. It might also be a help to them.
Answered May 12, 2011
just seeing some one that neds help makes me want help
Answered Jul 09, 2011
This world needs more people wanting to help others - it's a great thing.
Answered Oct 29, 2011

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