17 Condescending Things People Say That Make You Regret Asking For Their Advice

“Are you sure that’s a good idea?”

1. “I hate to say it but…I told you so.”

Your smugness is really comforting, thanks.

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2. “I knew it. What did I tell you?”

Another way of saying ” I told you so.” Great.

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3. “I’m not judging you, but…”

You are?

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4. “I’m just playing Devil’s advocate here.”

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And enjoying every minute of it.

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5. “How confident are you?”

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Well now that you mention it, NOT AT ALL.

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6. “Have you weighed the pros and cons?”

No.. but I’ve weighed the sugar and butter and yes, I still want to eat it.

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7. “There’s always next time.”

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So that part where I said it was my last chance?

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8. “Is it something you need or something you want?”

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Aren’t they the same thing?

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9. “What’s your plan?”

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To ask you what the hell I should do, DUH.

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10. “You should speak to [insert name of someone who everyone thinks is better than you], they’re really good at this kind of thing.”

They are also a douchebag. Are you asking me to be a douchebag?

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11. “Are you sure that’s a good idea?”

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12. “I’m only telling you this because I love you.”

Love me less. PLEASE.

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13. “Someday, you’ll look back on this and laugh.”

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I won’t.

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14. “You tried your best and that’s all that matters.”

I hope you have an award for me. You don’t? Case and point.

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15. “The best thing you can do is just stay positive.”

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Or I could just get really really drunk?

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16. “If you want my honest opinion…”

When I asked for your opinion, clearly I meant your fake opinion.

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17. “Well, you asked for my advice…”

And now I fucking regret it.

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