Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Just Got A Compliment From A Complete Stranger

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    It Was Nice:)

    Around 8 in the morning, I was waiting for the bus to take me to work and feeling like crap (just because). Traffic was slow, and then some guy yells out his car window, "You have really nice eyes". Totally caught me off guard :)
    Vancity89 Vancity89 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "You're Beautiful!"

    Back in 2008 when I lived in New York me, my sister and our friend went to a store to go shopping. It was a sunny windy day. I didn't feel pretty or comfortable at all. I just felt so dull, irritated and dry all the same time because my hair is all over the place. The sun is hot...
    happydia happydia 16-17, F Feb 7, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The city I live in is friendly,

    full of bars, full of cafes (with good coffee :P), and above all full of foreigners.It seems that for every new local I meet, I at least meet one european and one canadian :PSo getting compliments or conversations from complete strangers is actually not that unsual, and on top...
    xavis xavis 26-30, M Dec 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Made My Day :)

    I was walking in a baby store with Addy in my arms, and was looking at cribs. A clerk about, forty or fifty came up and asked if I needed any help. Him: Hello, there. Can I help you? Me: Hi, well I'm trying to find a cheap crib, I have a tight buget. Him: (gets teary eyed) Come...
    Supermommy101 Supermommy101 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Like Complimenting Others And Some Days It Comes Back

    One day last week a girl in the elevator with me was wearing some great shoes, so I said, "Hey, those are great shoes."  The next day she said hi in the coffee line-up and we started talking. So I told someone else I liked her necklace and she told me her daughter...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Compliment

    Sometime last week, this guy told someone I am pretty.  When I was told, I felt my face warming up and becoming red.  It felt nice receiving such a positive comment for a change but I believe this guy needs glasses, lol ;)  I once was beautiful inside & outside and now I...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Dec 7, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Unexpected Compliment

    I was buying lunch at the store today. I'd been feeling sort of gloomy all day so far, and the day didn't show any signs of getting better. The cashier, out of the blue, just said "You look nice today" It isn't much of a compliment, I know, but it brightened up the...
    lodewyk lodewyk 18-21 1 Response Dec 1, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    It was in the book stands at a public library, in the summer the year before I came to England. It was in Stavanger, and I was looking for a book to read about the Norse God Odin...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hear stories from people whom complaint about their spouses and it breaks my heart. They sound so cool and demanding. Just today, I was sent a message by someone mentioning their...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yes. When I was 5, I went out with my grandparents and I kept making a ruckus So when I got home, My grandpa got the belt, put soap in my mouth and bared me. My grandpa then...
    MayDiana MayDiana 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got banned for 'bad behavior' when i said "put your **** down sir" when i was faced by a violently ************ penis.
    npj97 npj97 18-21, M Nov 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My grandmother gave me a lot of spankings when I was naughty while growing up. They were all over her knee with my pants down and to tingled at the start then got warmer and...
    BettyV2 BettyV2 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Many many times! Often when travelling.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    he came up to me in Spencer's and he liked my hair and we talked all about hair bleach and hair dyes and **** like that and I told him I liked his snakebites and then we talked...
    lisastarrfish lisastarrfish 13-15, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    any unatarian univerilist out there that went to youth con these last weekend ? it was so much fun. lap tag is my life now
    00panda 00panda 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First time since twisting my ankle on Friday. ankle feels alright still sore but moves fine.
    Deathofall Deathofall 26-30, M Oct 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ended up staying in Las Vegas a day longer then I wanted to due to a cancelled flight, but it was still cool. Of course I came home with 0 money. Haha. that's the way it goes what...
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 26-30, M Oct 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    went to grocery then the small ***** mall . on the way back I popped into goodwill store and picked up a girl scout outfit for my niece . cant wait until she puts it on
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M Nov 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Whenever people compliment me on, well, anything really. I'm left surprised, and kind of confused. I guess it's because I don't expect to many compliments to come my way. I expect...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been a hell of a couple if weeks. I was On trial for things I didn't do but still A horrid n scary situation because my abusive ex Husband used the power n connections he has...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is odd, but the best advice I got was from a kid. She was just 14, not quite old enough to know the horrors of the world yet, but she was wise enough to see them coming. She...
    jessienicswagner2008 jessienicswagner2008 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Recently, I have been blocked by an alleged "friend" for the first time here in EP. Though we were really never friends in the truest sense, me and her had no problems whatsoever...
    leesalee1290 leesalee1290 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got fired from Walmart today! I f****** hate myself!!!!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yay!!! I just got home from a long day of work and school and he wrote me a letter. I laughed the whole way through. I love you baby. Thank you so much 💕💏😊
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Nov 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My phone got stolen from me few years ago, and I knew who stole it but you don't wanna mess with people like that! I told dad what happened and I never saw him so angry! He was...
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm glad today that I was able to get an opportunity to rest. It wasn't enough time, but it was a little more than it usually is. My sisters got back from school today also. It...
    princmos princmos 22-25 13 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Who doesn't love compliments?! I love giving them too! Even to strangers. Makes everyone feel good! :)
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'M In Walmart...... I know, I know....Walmart. But I live in this small town and the next nearest place to buy gloves and hats and scarves and stuff is a hundred and ten...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The year was 2014 (no way! cx [but just in case this is read later on in time]) I was that typical human who almost never talked to anyone in class, outside of trivialities and...
    Vivillon Vivillon 16-17, M Oct 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was seventeen when I thought about how I wanted to be a mother and how I would be a great mom. I am now 25 and about to give birth to my first baby, I always had bad luck with...
    angie3mmf angie3mmf 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got 8 compliments on my new yellow minions jacket today so far.
    Alaquesha Alaquesha 16-17, F Oct 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think I just officially had my first bizarre experience on a social network. I noticed a person here who was posting long, complex, well-expressed ideas, so I interacted with...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always get compliments, and I love that. However I feel like whenever I a give a compliment and the person has no compliments for me it gets really awkward and it really shouldn...
    Deez97 Deez97 16-17, F Nov 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just flat out don't like compliments. I will think you are a lying creep. Compliments make me uncomfortable it's a nice gesture and all but no.
    GoodbyeLife GoodbyeLife 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's weird taking compliments like "you're cute/attractive" or most positive things towards me BUT If you say you trust and/or respect me, I take them compliments and I love them...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel that it's one of my moral obligations to be kind to strangers. I feel that it's just plain out stupid for people to be rude or mean to strangers. Although I've had many...
    helloimxxxxx helloimxxxxx 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My friends had a meeting earlier for their trip next month and they invited me to join them. I had nothing to do in the morning so I went with them to their meeting. They had a...
    Sasori08 Sasori08 22-25, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This happened about 5 years ago and I had stopped at a gas station after a long trip to stretch my legs. I fueled up and went in to use the rest room only to find out it was out...
    ssteve077 ssteve077 51-55, M Nov 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't really know where to start on this. I've never been very comfortable in my skin, and it always seems like the person that is looking back at me in the mirror isn't me. It's...
    multampho multampho 26-30, M Nov 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Work For An Operator The following are real conversations Directory Enquiries operators had with callers, as revealed in interviews with staff at the Cardiff DE Centre. Caller...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People normally don't like me so I get awkward when people do compliment me , it's like a foreign language , I don't even know how the whole flirting thing goes , so yeah , I'm...
    Shlynn17 Shlynn17 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    3:13am in my country..Can't get sleep..Keeping worrying my future..I do not know whether there is a person happen to care my problem .. Through 18-24..I think I did not do anything...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you say anything along the lines or "sexy" or "hot" also add those weird creepy wink emoji's, I will stop talking to you. Idk, maybe other girls like being called that, I don't...
    XxscarsxX XxscarsxX 16-17, F Oct 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always get compliments on my hair especially and I love that, but really my hair isn't that great, it's just blonde lol.
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I try to reach out but it feels impossible! I remember when I young and dumb (19) I fell in love with this girl and it didn't go my way and I was down... But I was living one of...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 1 Response Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My wife tells her friends that I'm a good truck driver. And they sometimes compliment me.
    oakland55 oakland55 26-30, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel