I can only talk from a moms point of view, but I can't even count the number of times people both close and not have said some pretty hurtful things. Some may not even notice that they do it, or that it's hurtful.
- I've been told that he has the "bad type" of diabetes.
- I've been told that its because of what I ate while pregnant
- I've been told I allowed him juice too early or too much
- I've been told that he must eat a lot of junk food
- I've been told that if he "eats right" he can stop insulin
- I've been told that certain "natural" drinks and magical potions will cure him