Words to Avoid: “It was just a joke. You have no sense of humor!”

Something you said or did was hurtful to the other person. By saying something like this, you are trying to evade your responsibility for hurting them. If you did do/say something that unintentionally hurt them, then this is an opportunity to learn something about a sensitivity they may have.

(Worse, is it possible that you intentionally poking fun at or laughing at the other person?)

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