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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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.