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What to say when someone calls you a nag

Funny replies when you are called a nag

If you are married or you are a mother there is a pretty good chance that you have been called a nag more than once.

My friend will ask her 13-year-old to do a simple task like make his bed and he says all day, “I’ll do it later.” It’s funny how she wastes five minutes of her time asking him to do something that only takes a minute to do! Dealing with someone you have to remind to do every little thing for can drive you into a raving lunatic.

Yeah, we get that nobody wants to be told what to do. The thing is, we don’t want to have to do it for you, so do it the first time we ask!

Next time someone calls you a nag because they haven’t done what you asked them to do, smarten them up with one of our clever comebacks.

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My nagging is a sign that I care. My silence is a sign that I\'m plotting your death.
I'm not a nag. I'm a motivational speaker.
You don't like being nagged, then start doing what I asked you the FIRST time. Problem solved.
Behind every nagging woman... There is a man not doing what he is supposed to!


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When you are dealing with being called nag 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.

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3 Responses

  1. Some people call it nagging. I call it just do what I told you to do the first time.


  2. One comeback to the last comeback could be: ‘The same can be said for a cheating or absent man!’ 😉

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