10 Things You Probably Say But Didn’t Know Are Actually Offensive
Everyone says things they don’t mean or without realizing they could hurt someone’s feelings. The truth is that words, even when unintentional, can be offensive and hurtful. I know it seems like everyone is offended by just about everything, but you don’t know everyone’s personal situations so having a filter is really important.
There are certain things that no one should say. Like ever. As someone who battles mental health issues, I know what it’s like firsthand to have my problems dismissed by people who don’t realize what they’re saying is offensive. From mental health to sexual orientation, here are common phrases people blurt out that everyone should just stop saying: