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How to respond if someone complains that you’re too blunt

How to respond is you are told you are too blunt

People can misread being blunt for rudeness or being unkind. Blunt people believe in being truthful, especially with those close to you. Only a true friend will tell you that you look terrible in your outfit before a big night on the town.

At least you know when your blunt friend gives you a compliment they truly mean it.

Of course, it will depend on who says it, but go ahead, tell us what you think and vote for the best comeback for being called blunt.

Vote for the best comeback when people call you blunt

I speak my mind because it hurts to bite my tongue.
I'm not a bakery. I don't sugar coat things.
I offended you with my opinion? You should hear the ones I keep to myself.
Speaking my mind is easy. Speaking tactfully, not so much.

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When people complain that you are blunt

Singer James Blunt is a very blunt judge on the X Factor Australia

By Adam Ososki – http://www.flickr.com

Talent show judge, James Blunt, sings efiminate songs in a high pitched voice. You would think think that he would be a warm and fuzzy talent judge on the X Factor Australia, well that’s not the case at all.. He doesn’t sugar coat anything, he tells contestants how it really is with his blunt assessments of their talen

You know you can’t sing. You know that? – James Blunt

If I heard that in the club that way I would have left the club.- James Blunt

Imagine how dull the X Factor would be without a few truthful judges to mix things up a bit.

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