Use one of our clever comebacks when someone calls you high maintenance

High maintenance can mean different things to different folks. If someone is calling a woman high maintenance they may mean you expect someone to spend a lot of money on you or they are calling you a diva who requires a lot of attention. There is nothing wrong with a girl who has high expectations.

Try a few of these comebacks next time someone calls you high maintenance.

Vote for the best comeback below.

9 Best comebacks if you are called high maintenance

1. I am not high maintenance, but rather precious cargo with lavish instruction for upkeep.

2. I can be as high maintenance as I want because no one pays my bills except me.

3. Most men think their woman is high maintenance… but only a stupid one would say it out loud.

4. When I said you can’t buy my love, I meant not possible with your salary.

5. I am not high maintenance, I am well maintained. There’s a difference.

6. I like nice things but I also like to pay my own way.

7. Some call it high maintenance. I just call it having high standards.

8. I am worth the effort and I won’t settle for anything else.

9. I am not high maintenance. I just believe in taking care of myself.



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When you are dealing with being called high maintenance by others 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.

Got any comments, questions or tips for dealing for dealing with a high maintenance person? Share them in the comments below.

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