I 'm Not Comfortable With Public Praise

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    Not Sure Exactly Why, But...

    I've never been comfortable with public praise. I love getting positive attention, I think all humans do, but am always really sensitive about it. Here at EP I have received some tributes from friends, but didn't accept them publicly (until a few minutes ago). I like the gift...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Aug 24, 2008

    Don`t Like It

    and never have.it just bugs me.i would rather work in the background.i don`t care about being praised or the spotlight.and that is the way i am.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Aug 23, 2009

    I'm a good artist and I'm often the best in my

    class. I both love and hate getting praise during class critiques! It makes me want to crawl into a hole and hide, for some reason. I'm much more comfortable hearing constructive criticism, and I don't know why because my goal is to be the best artist I can possibly be. Why...
    NudeWithSocks NudeWithSocks
    31-35, M
    Oct 24, 2014

    Um...

    I'm not comfortable with ANY praise.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Sep 9, 2010
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