I Don't Know How to Take a Compliment

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    In art, normally, the girl next to me always

    compliments on how good my artwork is... I reply with a thank you, but I can never get myself to compliment their work after they compliment mine because I feel that it would sound fake x_X And then after a while, I just get too toned in with my art that I forget to say...
    Eninferno Eninferno
    13-15, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    I'm pretty sure, no you can't see my lady

    parts isn't the appropriate response to wow you're beautiful!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    Trying to get me to accept a compliment is like

    trying to get a vending machine to accept your wrinkled cash. You can try as many times as you want, it isn't going to work and it just ends up being really frustrating for everyone >.>
    deleted deleted
    Apr 13, 2015

    I Don't Know What to Say.

    My first inclination is to always assume the person is saying that just to make me feel better. I find it so difficult to believe them. And then, if and when I do discover that they really did mean it, I feel stupid for assuming otherwise and so immediately brush it off as...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2008

    I Cant Take A Compliment To Save My Life

    when people give me compliments i brush it off and pretend i didnt hear them all the while thinking that they are only saying it to make me feel better or because i looked like i needed a pick-me up or sumthing...ridiculous huh. and i may hurt there feelings for not acknowleding...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2009

    Here's a perfect example: Today in the office

    I am sitting with the guy I am really interested in (romantically) and we are doing our jobs. When the manager disappears my guy turns around and says "I like your hair". I look around thinking he was talking to someone else, realise it was me and think to myself I must have...
    RaiseYourWhat RaiseYourWhat
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2015
    Leo231 Leo231
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 16, 2015
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