12 Struggles Only Passive-Aggressive People Will Understand

As illustrated by Taylor Swift, the most passive-aggressive person in the world.

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I'm going to rip off the bandaid right now and just come out and say it: No one likes a passive-aggressive person.

And they can't pass it off as some cute quirk.

Passive-aggressive people never say what they actually mean, but are aggressive ... just, you know, in a passive, underhanded and sleazy way, often to the point of gaslighting anyone they deem offensive by being subtly b*tchy, but denying it.


They're too concerned with their precious images to go all out and actually have a legitimate conversation with anyone they disagree with, but they're too desperate for attention to just let anything go.

That said, passive-aggressive people are people too, and their lives are really hard. It must be exhausting, isn't it? Here are some struggles that passive-aggressive people face, illustrated by one of the most passive-aggressive stars of her generation: Taylor Swift.

1When someone calls you out on a shady Facebook status or subtweet, you're all like:

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2If you have an issue with an in-law, a friend of a friend, or anyone else, you'll bitch endlessly behind their backs but play nice to their face to avoid a confrontation.

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3When someone calls you up to hash out a problem, you let it go to voicemail and maybe call back later. Or just wait for them to do it.

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4You live in constant fear of anyone confronting you directly about anything.

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5You say things like this whenever anyone bothers apologizing to you.

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6You never have an argument with just one person. You have to assemble a team in an effort to make a point and keep your wig from getting snatched.

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7Instead of asking if your friend or partner can take you to the mall or Starbucks, you say, "I mean, I can come if you want."

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8Despite rarely being direct, you expect everyone to read your mind. When they do, you act indignant.

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9When you don't want your man to go out, instead of just saying so, you insist, "No, you go. I'll just sit here alone in the dark. You have fun."

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10Whenever you're presented with legitimate criticism over your actions, you resort to personal attacks or just change the subject.

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11You're seriously so catty.

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12Admit it: You ARE Taylor Swift. If you aren't Taylor Swift, you think she's the best.

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