final9:

Just… Crispy: realsocialskills: Anonymous asked: I often have problems with phrases…

realsocialskills:

I often have problems with phrases that are literally neutral, but have negative connotations. For example: for years, I thought ‘forget about it’ was a polite way to tell someone that they didn’t have to worry about a situation….

final9 said:

but, I say most of these things with no negative connotations TT.TT

realsocialskills said:

Yes, this is not absolute. And I don’t mean to imply that no one should ever say these things. Just that it’s worth knowing that some of them might be misinterpreted because some people are likely to assume you don’t mean them literally.