why is that words can do so much? They can comfort us, help us, entertain us, but unfortunately and worst of all, hurt us. I sit here thinking about how some people really should think before speaking. When you call them on what they said, their defense is that they were just joking. Too bad. Words can and are taken out of context all the time. People really need to think before they speak instead of hurting people and causing people to reconsider really why they should continue a relationship.