10 Ways to Handle One-Uppers
You know the jerks I’m talking about. The ones who can’t help but one-up absolutely everything you say. Break your leg? They broke both their legs. Reach a goal? They blew past that one months ago. Got caught in the rain? They still have snow, and had to walk ten miles in it, without boots. Your baby started crawling? Theirs was speaking in three languages before they were a year old and enrolled at Harvard for preschool. Barf.
Whether it’s the person trying to one-up you with their glorious life or the one trying to out-complain you with their woes, there are great ways to handle these chumps.
Here are my top ten tips for dealing with pesky one-uppers:
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