How to respond to SPIT YOUR WORDS OUT

Have you ever tried to tell someone something, yet it just took a while to get your words out? You may have what you want to say on the tip or your tongue, but it isn’t coming out or your mouth or maybe you can’t remember a name.

Not everyone is blessed with the ability to just talk and chat away. For some of us, it is a big deal to talk to people that we don’t know very well. It doesn’t help when someone is yelling at you to hurry up and spit out your words.

I have one friend who can’t remember certain words since having kids. The word is on the tip of her tongue, but instead, she stands there like an idiot and can’t remember what to say.

If someone keeps telling you to spit your words out, you may want to shut the person up who is constantly interrupting you with one of our clever comebacks.

The 5 best replies when someone says spit it your words out

1. How can I if you keep interrupting me?

2. I’m trying to load my thoughts, stop interfering with the process.

3. Forgive me for speaking while you were interrupting.

4. I am so sorry, I didn’t mean to interrupt the beginning of your conversation with the middle of mine.

5. Yeah, go ahead and ask questions and interrupt every time I try to answer.


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When you are dealing with a person who tells you to spit your words out and you find it stressful, consider getting support from a professional. Talking to a counselor is a great way to work through a challenging situation, and help you find some strategies to work through the person’s behaviour.

Better Help is a great resource where you can talk to a counselor from the comfort of your own home. 

Taking care of your own needs isn’t selfish, and you will feel better in the long run.

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