No one likes to be treated like a jerk. So what do you do when someone is being insulting, hurtful, condescending, etc?
First, get away from that person. This will prevent the person from spewing the negativity at you and prevent you from receiving it. It also forces the person to reflect on why you ditched them.
If you choose to stick around, whether you speak up for yourself or not, you are giving the message that you can tolerate their abuse.
Tell the person that what they are doing is not okay with you, and then leave the situation.
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