Self-Deprecating Humor Is Ruining Your Relationships


Bad news for fans of self-deprecating humor! You could be ruining your relationship, you selfish prick: “Across two studies of more than 400 people, investigators found self-defeating humour leads to partner embarrassment. A husband making fun of his recent weight-gain, for example, could embarrass his wife because she thinks their friends will assume she’s failed to keep his health in check, or judge her because she chose to be with someone who’d let himself go, or because she thinks it tarnishes their image as a couple.”