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How do I talk to people that annoy me without sounding sarcastic?

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Last Updated: 12/25/2018 at 6:27am
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Top Rated Answers
Hameidolol
January 14th, 2015 6:48pm
Use few words & serious verbal and nonverbal communication . You can also imagine that you are talking to someone else that you like .
Anonymous
September 6th, 2016 4:06pm
speak to them in a polite manner in which they will be able to understand that they are being rude,,
ShinyAegislash
January 14th, 2015 7:08pm
The first thing you need to do is change your perspective. Try asking yourself: how would it feel to live in their shoes? How would you want others to treat you? Try taking them seriously for a change. Be sincere for a change.
FeatherIce25
April 6th, 2015 4:13am
you have to focus on the good side of that person because everyone has one . Be patient, try to smile.
Anonymous
April 23rd, 2015 3:57pm
You could try understanding where they're coming from and why they annoy you. You get aggravated by some peopl, but I'm guessing you have a reason to want to be less sarcastic. Knowing why you get annoyed is important than, it would help you change the way you view them, from someone to be attacked to something else. You don't have to agree with or like them, but you would have less reason to be sarvastic.
HeavenlyEnergy55
June 15th, 2015 10:12am
You can try looking at the situation from their point of view and think about how they would feel if someone like yourself was being rudely sarcastic with you.
tazrulz
June 17th, 2015 11:00pm
I don't know because everything I say is taking as sarcasm. I have been told I have a doctorate in sarcasm.
HelpfulNick95
July 6th, 2015 4:16pm
It's hard to communicate with people who you just don't like to talk to and connect with. I have had a few experiences like this myself. The best thing to do is to just humor them. Talk with them, and be courteous to them. Even though they annoy you, does not mean they aren't human or don't have feelings.
grenee3
July 13th, 2015 2:30am
Just remember to keep your cool. Talk to these people as if you were talking to someone you really respect/admire. Just remember not to be mean or offensive towards them. You can do it!
Anonymous
September 8th, 2015 1:03pm
See them as everyone else. The idea is to not judge people, because judging them is not helping them just listen to what they say.
Greatlistener87
June 28th, 2016 2:27am
You could excuse yourself rather than being sarcastic. You could also just laugh it off instead. Normally the more it effects you is when people will do it more to u.
Anonymous
July 26th, 2016 7:46am
You have to smile and show them love. Imagine the person's your mother or an individual you want to impress.
Anonymous
March 19th, 2018 11:04pm
Trying to find the positive to people can be hard, but finding someting positive about a person and focusing on that trait is definantely a good starting point.
Anonymous
April 9th, 2018 3:31am
You can talk to people that annoy you without sounding sarcastic by being yourself, conflicting solving calmly and confidently and backing it up with reasons on what it has impacted you too.
Drudkh14
May 15th, 2018 9:38pm
If you deal little with the person, I'd say suck it up. If on a regular basis, say a college, you might give the person honest feedback on what exactly is annoying you so much.
SaifUllah1
December 25th, 2018 6:27am
I know you are going through hard times but believe me what you are doing is norml allow me to help you so that you cam move on or let me connect you to therapy of i failed to satisfy you. Just don't go into the state of completel loneliness and don't see everyone one the same God has made no one less everyone is good in his own sense sometimes we can't find our true hitting talents ourselves so we acquire jelp let anyone help you everything will ne Normal good and perfect you just need to Keep on trying as you are and never loose hope