Nobody is perfect sure but, some people are just too much to handle. Now it can take sometime to figure out the toxic people around you. They can very cagey about their true selves. If it turns out they're your best friend or sister that leaves you facing a conundrum. But if a brand new person strolls into your life and you can just smell their rotting carcass of an aura. You have the freedom to peace out there and then. Those red flags start waving immediately. If there is an IMMEDIATE dislike... just go!
Redditor u/9w_lf9 wanted to put everyone on notice by having the rest of us reveal... What is that one thing that immediately puts you off a person?
All roads lead back to them...
When they talk to you as if they're trying to have a conversation, but it quickly becomes obvious that they have no interest whatsoever in what you have to say and are just using you as a target to talk at.
Often they will start off by asking you a question, making it seem like they actually want to engage with you, but then regardless of your answer to the question they'll just start talking about whatever they wanted to talk about from the start. Even if you ask them a question related to their story, they'll often ignore it and keep going with the planned monologue.
"Hey giveuschannel83, what are you up to this weekend?"
"Oh I'm actually planning on -"
"I'm having my nieces over and I'm SO excited. Maggie is almost four now and she's just the cutest thing you've ever seen. They just LOVE my backyard pool."
"That sounds like fun, do they live close by?"
"The younger one is Sonia. She's such a troublemaker. She actually managed to throw her big sister in the pool last time! I mean can you believe it?!"
"That's funny, do you have any special plans with the-"
"Their mom is such a pain though. That's my sister in law. Oh my god I swear she became a vegan just to annoy me. She KNOWS I always make ribs every Labor Day weekend. It's like the only thing I'm good at cooking. At least her kids are ... (etc.)" giveuschannel83
We hear you...
When they constantly gossip and talk about people behind their back, you know they'll do it to you too. littlecookiemonster_
Oh god, my last workplace was exactly like that. It's infuriating, i used to really like the company too but the whole experience gave me anxiety. Littlefingersthroat
Never taking responsibility over their actions when it's clearly their fault. Funky_Nat
Not being able to own up to what you do is incredibly ugly in adults, that's something you're meant to grow out of in adolescence. SimplyUnhinged
Yeah but that's not really my fault because my parents raised me this way. -0__0
Clever conversation manuvuer...
More annoying? When they ask questions, but then try to talk over you constantly when you're attempting to answer (Like "How do I do x y and z?" or "What's your opinion on [some choice that needs to be made]?" type questions). And go way off topic, for no reason.
My go to with these people is, the second they interrupt, shut up and just stare them down with dead, annoyed eyes. And when they eventually stop talking, give a few seconds of dead air, don't acknowledge a SINGLE THING they just said, and continue talking from where you've left off. I've found that eventually they get the hint. Most of the time. LokiStrife
Have you met you?
Holding you to standards that they can't hold themselves. voldemortsnipple1402
My girlfriend is constantly holding me to higher standards then herself. It's really crappy. unicornsaretruth
I think it's worse when they downright refuse to even try. Like I can understand an addict saying "no addicts," but I can't stomach an addict who doesn't try to be clean and still judges other addicts. voltran1987
Mirror, mirror on the wall...
Insisting on taking selfies for the entire duration of a hangout. hello_friend_
I hate this too. I get it if you haven't seen someone in awhile and it's a special occasion but I had these work friends and three times a week we would get food after work and every few minutes we'd have to all stop eating so each person could get a few pictures up on their snapchat. Like moving seats to all get together in the picture. Not to sound like a baby boomer but jesus Ashley no one f***ing cares that you're getting Thai food again just let me eat. kiersis
Watch your tone...
Constantly interrupting during conversation. Mista_Madridista
For example, a friend that's on their phone when your talking and they look up after 3 minutes and say "huh?" Or when ur talking in a group of people and they just start having their own side conversation, not listening to you at all. Infuriating and rude. thehotmegan
The ones who talk over you as you are trying to say something . Bonus annoying points if they gradually talk louder and louder. solacekane
People who fish for compliments. Makes me cringe. Wehrwulf311
"New selfie today, I'm so ugly I wish I was dead. Will probably delete later because of how HORRENDOUS I look. Don't I look terrible?" radwic
"This sucks, but I don't feel like talking about it." cholita7
You ain't special honey!
Elitists. I've met people who can be snobs about anything and nothing is ever good enough unless it's their idea. AndyJCohen
I know this exactly, I had a bloke at my last work place who I got the impression that he looked down on me and other people. You have to imagine this camp guy, who through his work had worked with a lot of high ranking military officers. A typical conversation would be, person 1: 'i really like marshmallows' him: 'oh those marshmallows are not the best, you simply haven't have the marshmallows we have where I'm from, those are splendid, not like those,' now apply that sentence to a lot of the stuff he spoke about. Just an idiot pretending to be upper middle class, utter narcissistic twit. Cosmic09
Keep your cult!
Offering to let me in on an "amazing business opportunity where I can work from home."
I file those people under "decline the friend request they're going to send in five minutes."theonlydidymus
I had a friend from college I was trying to get back in touch with. I had messaged her a couple times. Radio silence. Even found the same last name as hers in my family tree, and my ancestors were from the same area where her ancestors were from. I thought that was really cool, so I messaged her about that, too. Didn't hear anything until a month later: all she sent me was a sales pitch for some MLM she was a part of. I didn't respond. strawberry36
That has to come naturally.
"What’s the most out of line thing a doctor has every said to you?"
Not Going Mental
The wrong treatment after a misdiagnosis can be a doctor's serious mistake.
"I was petrified. Went home in tears and absolutely petrified."
"Then my dad took me to his doctor, who took a biopsy."
"It was just a random skin growth and she cut it off then and there."
"Too Young" For Cancer
The "Sad" Pill
It's even more unsettling when someone you entrust your life to crosses a line.
Assessment Or Pick-Up Line?
"Mental health doctor told my daughter, 'You're too pretty to be depressed.'"
A NSFW Observation
Mom To The Rescue
The Gynocologist's Love Advice
The Gyno Who Jumped To Conclusions
Going to the doctor's office for any reason can cause a lot of anxiety.
Hopefully, you're in good hands with a physician who is professional, as well as compassionate.
Growing up, I had zero idea that the food I ate daily was "cultural."
She had to explain it because we were about to eat at a white friend's house for the first time.
"What do you mean there's no rice with the beans? Did they run out? Should we bring some?"
"No, they just don't eat rice and beans."
"So what do they eat with their chicharron de pollo?"
Y'all should have seen my face.
Reddit user remyleboi00 asked:
"Non-Americans, what is the best 'American' food?"
Even as someone born in America, it took a while before I got familiar with American food.
So if it's just not your comfort zone - let Reddit guide you to the can't miss dishes.
"Cajun food. Definitely the most unique American food"
"As an American I 100% agree with you. Cajun food is heaven sent"
They Are Fundesperate housewives eating GIFGiphy
"Curly fries 👌"
"It’s especially good with some pulled pork and caramelized onions mixed in. And some insulin."
"Solid choice. We Americans LOVE cheese."
"No need to apologize. One of our favorites too."
Thankful For Thanksgiving.I Love You Cooking GIF by Bob's BurgersGiphy
"We also get spoiled with your traditional cuisine."
"I usually get a food coma on Thanksgiving"
"Same with the ham or prime rib dinner at Christmas. And all the pies. God I love pumpkin pie."
"I smoke meatloaf, can't go back to oven baked ever again."
"This tread has me wanting to smoke a brisket sooner rather than later."
"Now, pork and chicken, whatever else... Go nuts... Just leave beef alone."
"I had smoked mac and cheese once, it was heavenly."
Risk It Allhungry bart simpson GIFGiphy
The Holy Pudding
"I can’t find someone who’s listed it so"
"That shit is LIFE CHANGING"
"Gotta have the Nilla wafers or it isn't right."
Cornbread!cornbread cooking GIF by emibobGiphy
"A nice warm cornbread muffin with some butter and a little drizzle of honey is amazing."
"Cornbread with a nice bowl of chili is such a nice comfort food."
"And the spicier the chili the nicer the sweet, buttery cornbread is with it."
"Farmer’s market jam is the way."
"It's easily top 3 greatest sandwich ever."
As American As It Getspulp fiction breakfast GIF by MIRAMAXGiphy
"Took them to my favorite little spot, they loved the waitress filling up their cups unprompted."
Now that youve heard Reddit, it's my turn.
I was 22 before I had meatloaf and mashed potatoes.
FAM. Fam. Faaaaaaaaaaam.
Keep your greasy pizza, amateurs. It's potato time over here.
"How does someone politely end a conversation with a person who won't stop talking?"
Extricate Yourself Immediately
"When they draw a breath, politely say:"
""On that note, I must be on my way.""
Then, simply leave."
Couldn't Get Him To Shut Up
"But some people just need to talk for whatever reason. I need my freaking silence."
Put It In Writing
Put Them (Back) To Work
Taking Care Of Each Other
Talk To The Door
Take Your Turn
Create A Deadline
"My entire dad's side of the family are the type that never stop talking."
No Need To Feel Bad
Death is a certainty in life, but what happens after death may be one of those mysteries we never solve. I've always believed that when we're dead, we're dead. However, there are plenty of other theories.
Is there an afterlife? Do we face a supernatural judge who decides whether we go to heaven or hell? Do we get reincarnated as soon as we die? Or is death truly final?
These questions prompted Redditor Maleficent_Team430 to ask:
"What do you think happens to you after you die?"
"I imagine its like when you fall asleep unexpectedly or go under for a surgery and you wake up out of a haze, minus the waking up part."
"I had surgery last year and, before I went under, the anaesthetist said "Enjoy the nothingness". And that was it. No light, no colours, no sound, just complete darkness until I woke up with a breathing tube getting pulled out my throat. I imagine that's what death will be like. And I'm OK with that."
Time To Sell
"My family sells all my stuff way under value."
"I f*cking hope that if i die my wife doesnt sell my Legos at the price i told her i bought them"
"My wife sells my record collection for way less then what it’s worth"
The World Keeps Turning
"I am no different than people who die today, the sun shall rise again and word will keep on rolling tomorrow just fine without me."
"Well in a few billions years the sun shall not rise again. But we will be pretty much dead by then — I hope so."
"It was always that everything goes black and you just don't exist anymore. My SO believes that you die and you get to live in your own little paradise and I've always loved the idea of that. I just wish I could believe it. It's also been super sweet to hear from him that I'm gonna be in his little paradise."
"I've posted this before but the idea of my own little paradise disturbs and terrifies me. Because my little paradise wouldn't be the same as other people's. If I say desire to meet my parents again after I die, the age I'd want them to be is likely different to the age they'd want to be in their paradise. Which means none of our paradises can overlap, and the idea of heaven is really just a simulation in which you are horribly alone."
The Next Universe
"You just transfer to the next universe where you didn't die."
"This is what I think about all the time. I always wonder if I have died in a previous universe and just transferred over to the one in which I am still living, but all my family in the previous one think I’m dead."
"I like this theory"
"You return to that state of non-existence before you were conceived."
"It's like falling asleep and not waking up. I find that comforting. The final I don't give a f*ck."
"Probably nothing, I think it’s probably like when we’re asleep and not dreaming. I was fine before I was born, I’ll be fine again"
We Will Live Again
"I hope something like reincarnation but it’s probably just nothing. Like we just end and we’re not aware that it’s nothing but it is."
"Careful what you wish for. Everyone thinks they'll end up as something cool like a lion but nobody thinks about how insects and bacteria make up some of the largest populations of life on earth. Maybe you'll be gut bacteria for some rat. Or a slug that a kid wants to pour salt on."
Whatever You Believe In
"I wish people would go to wherever they wanted to, like - whatever their religion teaches, they’ll go there. And if their non-religious, then they can choose whatever they want to a believe in. I don’t know what’ll happen to me but I hope to see my friends again"
"I think the same personally. I hope to to still be with my wife either way."
"Honestly this being the case would make up for all the unfairness in life."
"This is my dream as well. I hope so. I want longer with my friends than I’ll get."
I Know What Happens
"19 years in the business tells me you either go in the ground, in a crematory, a mausoleum, or you’re never found again."
"Have you considered trying a different business model?"
We'll Know Eventually
"What’s the rush? We’ll find out soon enough"
We may never truly know what happens to us when we die, but maybe it's better that way! I'd rather not think about it, especially if I'm right!