While seeking help about a relationship conflict or a problem at work can feel more comfortable with the barrier of a laptop screen and a keyboard to pound, the internet is not exactly full of experts. Like any advice, it's always best to take the words you read on the internet with a grain (or a hearty tablespoon) of salt. It's probably not the smartest idea to uproot your entire life, family, or career because of something "ButtJuice2065" wrote in all lowercase. Still, sometimes the perspective of a stranger can be refreshing and surprisingly effective, you just might have to dig through a pile of perplexing paragraphs from flat-Earthers to find the gold.
So, when a Reddit user asked, "What is the worst piece of advice you've seen on/used from Reddit?" people were ready to share the objectively bad advice they've seen people give a stranger on the internet.