18 Common Phrases to Avoid in Conversation

My wife reads REAL SIMPLE magazine. I’ll admit to never reading it. However, I do look through it from time to time because the graphic design is really well done – classic clean look. Anyway, here’s the first time on this blog that I’ve ever featured something from a magazine which targets women as the primary audience. It comes from REAL SIMPLE. This is good stuff.

18 Common Phrases to Avoid in Conversation

I picked my favorites:

“You look tired.”

“Wow, you’ve lost a ton of weight!”

“You look good for your age.”

“I could never wear that.”

“That’s not my job.”

“This might sound stupid, but…”

“I don’t have time to talk to you.”

“My current boss is horrendous.”

“Do you think I’d fit in here?”

“Are you pregnant?”

“You Always” or “You never” or “You’re a _____” or “You’re wrong.”

“If you really loved me, you would…”

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