Compliments as Identity Affirmation

Have you ever thought about what a compliment is?

Compliments are typically nice things that people say to us that we don’t know how to take.  It’s something that we just aren’t good at.

I think we’re not good at it because we haven’t thought about what it really is.  Think about it.  All it is is an Identity Affirmation.  When someone gives you a compliment, they are affirming your identity.  When someone gives you a compliment, they are simply telling you about you.  Now that isn’t so bad is it?

Now, the big head that you get after hearing a compliment….well, that’s a post for another time.

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