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How to respond when someone asks what’s wrong with you

How to respond when someone says what's wrong with you


Urban dictionary defines “Whats wrong with you! as an insult, a real put down, accusing a person of not being sane or being inhumanly incorrect.”

Going around and asking people rude questions like, “What’s wrong with you isn’t going to win a person a lot of friends. The person asking you that question needs to give their head a shake.

Maybe you look a little different or have a disability and people ask intrusive questions. If that is the case, you don’t have to explain anything or provide an explanation.

Feel free to use one of our comebacks below and shut the person up.

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Kristin Stewart was picked on for being different

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Kristin Stewart was bullied as a teenager for not dressing like the other kids at school. “Look at a picture of me before I was 15. I am a boy. I wore my brother’s clothes, dude!” she tells Vanity Fair. Stewart shares, “But it’s not like I didn’t care that they made fun of me. It really bothered me. I remember this girl in sixth grade looked at me in gym and was like, ‘Oh my God! That’s disgusting — you don’t shave your legs!” Even though Kristen Stewart is a big movie start nowadays, she still faces a lot of criticism from press. She says she doesn’t care about what her critics have to say.

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13 Responses

  1. I would answer “I don’t want to waste my time explaining this to someone that does not have enough brain capacity to handle such a long list.” 🙂

  2. Unfortunately, this is one of those questions that people continue asking well into adulthood…at least, that’s been MY experience. I’m currently 36 years old. I’ve been in therapy since I was 13, and have never been shy about that fact. So, when I’m asked the question “What is wrong with you?!” I always stop short, whip my head around to look at them with eyes wide, and say “We’re not ENTIRELY sure, but after 23 years of therapy, we have some IDEAS!”

    … Depending on the audience, I sometimes elaborate with “It turns out it’s mostly because of my mother!” (Which is DOUBLY funny because #1 Sigmund Freud (one of psychology’s “founding fathers”) believed that the mother is the [main] cause of A LOT of psychological disorders AND #2 because my mother IS BAT-SHIT CRAZY AND the DIRECT cause of A LOT of trauma/turmoil in my life

    …And then, of course, there’s the ADDED BENEFIT of pushing the “blame” of “the [so-called] PROBLEM with ME” _OFF_ of _ME_and _ONTO_ _SOMEONE ELSE!_

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