176 Toxic or Not? Compliments

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“A girl’s got to do what she’s got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment. If that means moaning ’til the cows come home, then so be it.”

Cat Deeley

Everyone, at one point in their life, has experienced a compliment that did not sit right. Either it was way too personal, or it felt a little backhanded.

That’s why we’re tackling whether or not compliments are toxic!

When we break down compliments, we can see that it depends on a variety of factors; Who is giving the compliment, the context, and the motive. When it comes to genuine compliments, you know it when you hear it. 

What you’ll hear on today’s episode:

  • Compliments
  • Gaslighting and Narcissism
  • Genuine compliments
  • Overly familiar compliment
  • Sideways compliments
  • Backhanded compliments
  • Awkward compliments
  • Fishing compliments
  • Toxic or Not?

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