I Can't Accept Compliments Gracefully

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    I'm Horrible With Compliments.

    Part of it I can write off as being shy. The other part is my self-esteem. I've never thought too highly of myself so when I receive a compliment that I don't believe, I'll deny it and say something along the lines of 'Shut up, I am not'. This is turn usually makes the person...
    JigsawLo JigsawLo
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 10, 2009

    Uncomfortable

     There is no other way to say it, compliments make me uncomfortable. No matter the nature of the compliment I do not want to hear it, I just want you to walk on by and say nothing, please . And should you for some reason need to give me one, be prepared...
    wickedties wickedties
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2010

    Hard To Believe..

    When someone gives me a compliment I either think "theyre just saying that to be nice" or "they've never really looked at me" . For some reason I dont believe compliments unless i believe it, and with my low self-esteem, i basically don't believe any compliment. I believe people...
    DearShadow DearShadow
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 24, 2010

    Being Shy

     Sometimes it is only being shy, but if someone compliments me, I say the wrong thing, or stammer a thanks, or say nothing at all, can be embarrassing...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2009

    Idk if this was a compliment.

    .. But yesterday I was at my cousins hotel party and me & most of the fam were on the bed (like 6 or 7) .. We're all girls. & this boy starts cracking jokes then tells us to huddle all together & take a picture (I don't like taking pictures) . He then says "Yoo, your entire...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2014

    Let's Check If I've Made Some Progress

    Okay~ so I'm going to pull out some situations from the past and estimate how stupid my reactions were. I'm pretty sure I improved [a little] so I hope that little 'test' of mine won't surprise me. :D [Warning - I'm bored so it won't be anything worth reading. Right... it wouldn...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 26, 2009

    Normally

     i tend to freeze and kinda hesitate on what to say and end up deciding to pretend they never said anything XD
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 23, 2009
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