I Hate Condescending Language

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    When I hear the term, "condescending language", I think of when I get an email saying things like "Do not EVER...", or "How dare you...". I don't care to be told what to do, and I don't care to have the phrase "How dare you" thrown at me...
    TeachMeTiger TeachMeTiger
    Jun 5, 2009

    New Age Types Can Be Condescending

    I often meet this certain type of person, they practice yoga, only eat organic food, are always talking about chemicals which are poisioning their bodies. they scoff at western medicine in the favor of natural therapies, which I guess in of its self is not really that bad...
    yasmundi yasmundi
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

    Condescending Language At Work

    I started a new job a month and a half ago. And the team is such a disfunctional mess. I have tried to get a feel for the different personalities and quirks and for the most part have found ways to get a long with everyone except one gir. She is convinced that she is so very...
    gigi73 gigi73
    May 22, 2011

    Girls Can't Play Guitar!

    Ugh, I hate old long haired rocker farts that treat me like I'm a complete moron who has no idea what I'm doing when I go into a Guitar Center. I hate people asking me if I play an instrument, then having someone giggle or say "aw thats cute". I'm also sick of all of these guys...
    explainit2me explainit2me
    26-30, F
    Dec 30, 2010

    So Belittling.

    People are always using condescending behaviors towards me because I am a really nice person who does not often confront or lash out at people.  The worst one is:  Oh, you've lost weight!  Chances are if you have a bit of extra weight you know that one well. ...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2009

    I Blew a Gasket At One of My House-mates, Who Would Not Shut-up!

    I don't understand why people are so intentionally condescending towards others.  It is wasting our ears' time.  If I am truly upset with someone, I state what is wrong.  It is rare that I'll gripe about the same subject twice.  Repeat for someone, yes, if...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 4, 2009
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