I 100% do this. I find myself talking about this, or oversharing as if its the funniest thing in the world before someone can turn it around on me, judge me or make an assumption. It helps a lot, but there are moments where I regret talking so much with that person at all or caring about what they think. Why did I just open the door for them to know anything about me even if I put it out there in a comical defence mechanism way.
Side note: How did you start a new discussion topic? I’ve been trying to start a new one for a specific struggle I’m having today and it will not work at all. Keep getting an error, but no explanation for said error lol.