The Case Against “Don’t Take It Personally.”

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How do you feel when you hear, “Don’t take it personally”?

What do you think that statement means?

I detest the phrase and sometimes find it offensive. I recently realized the reason for my aversion. It comes down to the statement to not take it personally, as it comes out of someone else’s mouth.

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