Joyce Marter Quoted In Psych Central Article: How To Respond To Rude Or Inappropriate Remarks

Sooo, you’ve been together for seven years; when are you finally going to get engaged? How come you two aren’t having kids yet? You know it’s harder to get pregnant as you age. For instance, my cousin, Tina… Do you really think you should eat that?

 People say the darnedest things, don’t they? Maybe you, too, have blurted out an inappropriate, rude or nosy comment. (It’s likely everyonehas.) According to therapist Joyce Marter, LCPC, people make these kinds of remarks for a range of reasons. Some people simply don’t have a filter — especially when alcohol is involved. Some think they’re being helpful.”
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