Putdown Offenders

Putdown Offenders

Updated Apr 29, 2020

We have all been on the receiving end of a joke, and while that joke may have been meant as nothing more than that-a joke-it can still be hurtful. I know you're probably thinking, "We're all adults, we can handle jokes." But some people can't, and some jokes go too far. Each person responds differently to any situation, humorous ones included. Have you ever felt like someone is "putting you down"? These types of people are known as putdown offenders. It's when their humor is directed AT you. It can make you feel singled out and can be embarrassing or belittling. In this program, we'll discuss the different types of putdown offenders and how to handle these humorous, yet hurtful situations.