What does PUSIMP stand for?

Put yourself in my position

PUSIMP can be seen as a heartfelt request to someone to view things from your viewpoint. It’s a term that’s mostly used in online communication or text messages, and sometimes it’s written as PYSIMP.

When there’s a complicated topic on the table, PUSIMP is used to encourage someone to reflect on your point of view. Let’s say you’re in a debate about climate change with your mom, you might drop a PUSIMP to persuade her to consider your point of view.

But remember, PUSIMP is not a well-known acronym. Most people might get more puzzled than enlightened. So, it’s better to spell out what you mean by PUSIMP unless you’re chatting with someone who’s up-to-date with the latest slang.

Example for using ‘PUSIMP’ in a conversation

Hey, did you see that article about climate change?

Yeah, I did. It’s such a complex issue.

PUSIMP, it’s important to consider the long-term consequences.

You’re right. I should try to see it from different perspectives.