People Describe The Worst Cases Of 'Toxic Positivity' They've Ever Witnessed
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We all want to have the best of intentions, I mean at least I hope we do.

In order to do that though... we need to start watching what falls out of our mouths.

First, read the room.

Second, process your thoughts.

Third, just be present.

I know we've been indoctrinated to believe that putting a positive spin on every little thing will make life all better.

But that is not always the case.

Redditor numb_yet_emotional wanted to discuss the ways being "positive" maybe didn't work out best. They asked:

"What is the worst toxic positivity you've heard?"
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People Share The Most Hurtful Thing Someone Has Ever Said To Them
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Why would you even say that?

I think that is a question people really need to think about.

People seem to have lost control of their internal filter.

Even with good intentions, you can still inflict pain.

And just so everyone is aware, there is a difference between being truthful and flat out rude.

Words leave an impact.

It sounds dramatic, but it's true.

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The truth can be the most painful thing to hear.

People are going say awful things to you that view as truth.

And the worst will probably be from people you know and love.

You have to learn that most of it has nothing to do with us.

It's all about them.

And that still hurts.

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There is no correct way to grieve the death of a child, or a partner. No matter young or old you are, pain is pain. And learning how to live and deal with that pain is in constant flux. Case in point… Redditor Silver_Technician926 wanted to discuss his story for some feedback. So naturally he […] More
People Describe The Most Physically Painful Thing They've Ever Experienced
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Picture this: you pour yourself a hot cup of coffee or tea. Eager to take that first sip, you don't wait until the liquid is cool enough. Ouch! Your tongue pulls back, your arm jerks, and now you've spilled your beverage.

When we experience pain, that's our body's way of keeping us safe. The nerves send a signal to your spinal cord and up to your brain to let you know, "Hey, this hurts!" That's acute pain.

There's also chronic pain, which is long-term pain that usually has something to do with a miscommunication between the nerves and the brain. There's a signal that something is wrong when really nothing is wrong.

Some people have experienced excruciating pain from accidents, surgeries, and illness. We wanted to know what was the most intense pain that people have ever felt.

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