Sticks and Stones

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. ”

This saying is for children but why can’t we apply it once we get older? Do the words hurt more then the sticks and stones? Do they “break our bones?”

I may be crazy, call it what you like.

Give me your opinions…



  1. I think it’s difficult to have that ‘sticks and stones’ mentality as an adult because as an adult you understand a lot more and you do understand that words have meaning. With that understanding and the natural human ability to feel emotion that is often out of your control, I believe it’s inevitable that we’re incapable of successfully applying that saying to our adult lives …

    although it would be nice

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