5 Phrases That Alienate and Annoy People

The face you don’t want to see in conversation. Photo by Егор Камелев on Unsplash

We’ve all had conversations in which we felt uncomfortable, unheard, and unfulfilled. Perhaps our conversation partner’s head was off in the clouds. Perhaps they have a bit of a listening problem.

Or perhaps it’s you.

Every book and article about how to be a likable person/get more friends/be more…

--

--

--

Artist/anthropologist/aerialist writing about art, media, culture, health, science, enterprise, and where they all meet. Join my list: http://eepurl.com/gD53QP

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

The Whisper of the Waves

It.

How I Avoided A Fight With My Husband By Being Vulnerable

Since you went away…

How to Get More Matches Online?

It’s Been 7 Years Since I Met My Husband Through Online Dating

The Real Reason Why We Love Bad Boys, Toxic Partners and Emotionally Unavailable Men

Couple Only Talk In Pet’s Voice Now

Carissa Chambers, 25, spends time with the third member of her relationship, Button.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Rachel Wayne

Rachel Wayne

Artist/anthropologist/aerialist writing about art, media, culture, health, science, enterprise, and where they all meet. Join my list: http://eepurl.com/gD53QP

More from Medium

You don’t owe anybody forgiveness

An Offensive Breakdown of Communication Breakdowns

The one thing every child needs in the classroom

What To Do About The People You Disagree With