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How do you deal with the Negative Nellies in your life?

Do you ignore the meanness and downer approach to life or does it cause friction?

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Asked by adnilm at 10:48 AM on Sep. 14, 2012 in Relationships

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  • I don't talk to them. The ones in my life are the drama starters and they can just kick rocks.

    Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 10:49 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • I have selective hearing. It affects my eys too.

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:51 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • I think I'm the only Negative Nellie in my life lol. I'm not that bad but I do have my moments. I don't bring others down with me though and I'm aware when I'm being overly negative. I do tend to avoid other negative people.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 10:53 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • I don't deal with them or I avoid dealing with them.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:54 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • Unfortunately my main one is my own mother. I just try to not talk to her that often & realize that she's always going to be a "woe is me, my problems are more important that anyone else's" type of person.

    Answer by 3libras at 10:56 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • I don't have time to be with Negative Nellie or Bragging Betty.

    Answer by robinkane at 10:57 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • I avoid them. Thankfully I don't have very many to deal with.

    Answer by DJDNY at 10:58 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • I am dealing with one right now and I am having a difficult time figuring out what is the best way to deal with her.

    Comment by adnilm (original poster) at 10:58 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • Well my doctor recently told me to start killing them. Not in those exact words, but he said to reduce the stress in my life, so....

    Answer by KA91 at 10:59 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

  • Most of the time I ignore because it is coming from my mother. Sometimes, I just need to let her know how it is and that I don't want to hear it.


    Answer by Anonymous at 11:11 AM on Sep. 14, 2012

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