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3 Things You Say That Hurt People — and What You Should Say Instead

Choose your words carefully.

Photo by Francesca Zama on Unsplash

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”

I’d love to have a chat with the emotionally damaged soul who came up with that one. This little expression has become commonplace, fed to children at a young age and reinforced to adults throughout their…

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