2. It Sparks Paranoia
It’s the same among coworkers, family or friends — once Pandora’s box has been opened the suspicion will spread through the group. If you’re the culprit, that goes double for you.

3. It’s Hurtful
No one likes to think people are talking about them behind their back and you never know how your words may deeply affect someone else’s life. You’re hurting feelings and potentially doing serious damage.