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I Was Paid a Compliment Today

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    We Shall See

    I was standing outside with my husband and he interrupts the conversation to say, "I love you so much."  I asked "Why exactly?", just to mess with him. He responded with, "You are just completely perfect."
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    Stars and Moons

    One of the nice girls at the facility complimented me on my wedding ring while I was knitting.  It is the first time anyone liked my ring.  I don't believe in spending money on expensive jewelry, not to mention most of it isn't my taste. My ring cost 20 bucks.  It...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F Jan 7, 2009

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    Complexion

    For many women, the ultimate way to be complimented, is have it done, not by a man, but by a woman! (because they are our competition!) So just a bit ago, one of the next door female pharmacisists was staring at my face while I was talking to her. I'm getting nervous...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2008

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    God's Greatest Gift....children

    I"m not sure if is the right group, but I just wanted to write this so I will have it for myself..... This last weekend....Valentines day weekend.......I had to work on saturday....my wife, being the kind hearted person she is offered for us to "baby sit" on of...
    cap1015 cap1015 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Yips, felt good. " you ain't the type of guy to

    care that much about whether you get turned down by a girl or not, all you want is to have fun, which is something good" Got it from another girl when we were talking about random stuff really.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M Mar 25

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    Numerous of compliments .

    They were all unexpected and really made me smile . Today in General was a good day . I love how the new me surrounds myself with friends and lives and enjoys life. I'm content within myself . I haven't smiled or laughed so hard in months . /. I'm happy that others are noticing...
    AliForever AliForever 16-17, F Feb 17

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    My Mother

    This compliment was for my mother,.  My daughter and i, took my granddaughter to the local clinic Tuesday just gone, for her 12 week injections,. Whilst there, i met a friend, whom i used to bother with in school, she was there with her grandson,. She instantly recognised me...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Two, Actually.

    I know this girl. She has a model body and face, perfect hair, perfect teeth, gorgeous eyes, and a fun and bubbly personality that immediately attracts people to her like moths to a porch light. I was talking to her, laughing at old memories, discussing making new ones, and...
    conceptual conceptual 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2009

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    I Think It Was..........

    I was foolishly trying to step through the snow and ice in my heels yesterday.   I only wanted to cross the street so I didn't bother putting on my more practical shoes.  As I'm just about to step off the curb a young man comes up behind me and says "I feel...
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    =)

    "You have a beautiful smile by the way." -Drive thru guy. (I know, but its still nice to hear.)
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    A Reason To Smile

    I was paid a compliment yesterday actually and it was quite unexpected. Going to the dentist is hard for me. I have a fear of them for one thing and I always expect the worst. I also think I have an ugly smile and rarely show my teeth in pictures because of that. I take care of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    Afew Days Back...+)

    someone said that i was the most unforgetable person in his life/ college life---and for me, that's like, the biggest compliment i ever received. taht simple gesture really put a smile on my face.:)
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2009

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    So the soap I use for showers is kind of like.

    .cherry candy scented? And the cream I put on my skin is coconut. So now when I'm around people they're just like "something smells like chocolate or cupcakes" and I'm like "yeah that's me." So I'm not sure if being told you smell like chocolate or cupcakes or cookies is a...
    WintersSoldier2 WintersSoldier2 18-21, F Sep 24

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    Ahh, the Best Compliment Yet.

    "You're retarded,     But it's okay, it's funny." Why, thankyou.
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F Dec 12, 2008

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    The Man From the Union...

    .....told me I have sexy voice... 1. He shouldn't have said that but he was probably trying to calm me down after my rant 2. Flu and a sore throat is far from sexy
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    Bad day doesn't cover what yesterday was. I hope today is wonderful and goes by in a flash. All I want is to get home shower and sleep.
    CookE114 CookE114 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Which is not weird or anything (well, maybe it is in today's economy), but sometimes I feel that's the only thing that validates me as a human being. Like if I didn't have that I...
    figline figline 18-21 56 mins ago

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    Today, I learned that many tumblr girls who act all cutesy ect, don't really care for for others, only themselves and attention. I've been talking with one girl for several weeks...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Continuation of compliment post, I guess ? I've started a compliment book. (Yes, literally writing compliments you remember and compliments you've given, even how they made you...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F Oct 20

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    Today I had of lots of errands and work responsibilities today. It seemed like a needed to be in three places several times at once. I need to meet a sales guy that was almost...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M a week ago

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    I got 8 compliments on my new yellow minions jacket today so far.
    Alaquesha Alaquesha 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I've grown to notice that there are many many women who don't like complimenting other women no matter how lovely she might look. They pull a face, pretend they didn't notice or...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F Oct 11

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    Thanks to the advice form one of you EP members, I took a chance and scored my first bra at an actual Victoria's Secret store today....in public. I needed to get one for a specific...
    nyloncrush nyloncrush 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 15

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    (I'm gonna try to not be an ******* as much as possible) I am an artist; and in art, egos can be either easily crushed, or slowly built up. I am a very passionate artist, and I've...
    endlesslygrunge endlesslygrunge 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    The company that has me on the contract wants to keep me longer. So the recruiter who got me onto this contract is pulling out all the stops trying to get me to stay - now that...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 14 Responses 1 day ago

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    Compliments. Outwardly, I'm very polite and thankful. I suppose exactly what is expected. Inwardly... What do you want? Is it even true? Or are you just getting ready to ask a...
    Anex61636 Anex61636 26-30, M Oct 5

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    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.
    Avengehisdeath Avengehisdeath 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I live in an apartment complex and walked to the parking garage to put something in my car. I wore only a thong to do this so on the way back to my apartment I had nothing in hand...
    82739cjz 82739cjz 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I think I messed up my date, or atleast I'm messed up that goes for granted. Everything went quite well, I was little nervous because I realized right away that I like this guy...
    littleredpanda littleredpanda 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mom and dad were on drugs when I was younger. Hell, she thinks that she still was being pregnant with me. He was abusive, she was a compulsive liar and still is. He left...
    calinashrebel calinashrebel 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    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 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was looking at flats for rent, because I didn't know where the area was I got a taxi ride to the place. I ended up next door where I was meant to be and the taxi driver said...
    paragra paragra 18-21 1 day ago

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    As some of you know - I have had some employment challenges for about a year. The company I worked for did some stupid things with money, resulting in layoffs - including me. It...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 27 Responses 6 days ago

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    My colleague at work had soup so I gave her a palmful of my "Scroccos", a type of traditional italian square-shaped, puny cracker. She loved them. I was awarded with Doritos from...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Oct 17

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    I wish this was true, but I don't know any platform I can do it by. My advice here has been well received of late, no idea why now compared with before it's the same stuff... But...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The idea of watchin paid media news is like a propaganda channel and such acts sure are against the viewers beliefs in freedom of speech and free media ..but its the reality world...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    i had a history teacher 9 th grade year that i thought was cute, he always sat near my desk, stared at me, he gave me an a for an essay i put no effort into, and i got away with...
    hardlyalive hardlyalive 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    Sometimes when people bring me down I can't help but wish that I was stronger and didn't let their words and actions impact me so much. I'm a sensitive person, and if you say...
    xCherryCola xCherryCola 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 19

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    I remember being 15 and skipping school and my older sister agreeing to forge me a note. So next morning I gave the note to the year head and went off to class. A while later the...
    26karen 26karen 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I can't believe what happened today, Today was seriously my day. So I bet ur wondering why I'm so happy? Well here is how it started: It was a normal day at school,ok, I lie...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    One Dare too many! During my time at school I could never believe my capacity for getting into trouble. Like the time we were playing Dares before a music lesson. We had an...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    I was disowned by my family... didn't think I would ever have to type those words. It hurts like hell. I'm not even sure how it came to this but I can't say it wasn't somewhat...
    Jamz56 Jamz56 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    This happened to me with my first ever boyfriend I was 18 he was 31. I'd been with him for 2 yrs and then I found out by chance he was married..separated but he'd never told me. I...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I was born into a horrible family and a horrible life. I didn't even believe in God or religious bullshit. I was sick and my friend told me that Jesus can heal me. I gave it a try...
    FukknRckstr FukknRckstr 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    growing up my mother never wanted a child she wanted to be a fashion model a designer own her own clothing line and marry a guy who was a bad man with no job a bad past and had a...
    brookeluv4evr brookeluv4evr 31-35, F Oct 17

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    It was one of my mum's friends. He was in his late 40s and I was 12. He was staying with us because he had no where else to go. Mum had to go to another country for work so she...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 18

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    This was another instance. One of the hundreds. It wasn't bullying directly I guess. But it was I think rude and mean. I was at my very first ever concert (years ago and still...