How often do you give a compliment?

Philippines
September 17, 2009 8:53pm CST
It's very wonderful to receive a compliment. It brightens my day and makes me smile whenever I remember the sincere compliment that's given and greatly appreciated. For me it's a gift that raises my self esteem. That's why whenever I noticed something good and nice in my friends I didn't hesitate to give a sincere compliment. Do you give and take compliment? What are the usual compliment that you give?
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@Msabu09 (113)
• United States
18 Sep 09
The compliments I give to others are based on what I'm feeling - and I guess sometimes even *how* I'm feeling. Usually it's something I have specifically noticed about them - something that got my attention. I'm not one to just "say something nice" for the sake of being nice - I have to feel it and it has to be real. It does brighten one's day - to receive a compliment - and also to be the giver and receive a smile in return. The smile holds just as much warmth as the compliment did. And couldn't everyone use a little more warmth and joy?
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
Yeah, giving compliment could give a simple joy and happiness to someones day. And sometimes most us as we start our day we don't have that kind joyful spirit to lift us. And a simple compliment from a friend would helped us brighten our heart and spirit. Everyone should learned to open their eyes and see someones beauty. Anyways thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
• Philippines
18 Sep 09
yes, i give compliment to someone who really deserves to be appreciated. i notice some people "play politics" and give compliments even if these are fake. i don't know, maybe i am just being negative in my observation, but i easily notice people who aren't sincere. maybe because of the length of time u know these people, u can already tell if they are sincere or not. it is really rewarding to receive a compliment and i thank people for these. i know who are sincere or not, but i thank all of them anyway. we should give a sincere compliment/credit where credit is due.
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
Yeah, there are some people who give a compliment simply because of self interest. Since giving compliments makes someone felt grateful for what you did. It gives a feeling like you owe something to the one who complimented you. Well it was their prerogative, and we should not let them affect us and refrain us from giving a sincere compliment. Anyways thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@stevelvis (394)
• Philippines
18 Sep 09
I agree giving compliments raises one's self esteem and brightens up one's day. I give compliments a lot especially to my children, friends and even to strangers. Make sure what you give is sincere and honest. When I see them smile, I feel good inside that I made someone happy today.
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
Yeah, kids need a lot of compliment as it will developed and improved their self confidence. Giving compliments makes us happy simply because we make others happy. I rarely give compliments to strangers, as it makes me scared sometimes to get misinterpreted. Anyways thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@BStuff (498)
• United States
18 Sep 09
I normally try to give people compliments as often as possible. I make sure they are all pure and real. I dont ever want to give a compliment I don't 100 percent mean. I also try to make my compliments different sometimes it can be something you wearing, sometimes something you say, sometimes something I know you've done.
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
It also very important to give a sincere compliment because a person would surely noticed it. Compliment is like you're interested with persons achievement of goodness. Like most of the time I gave a kind of compliment when someone did something noble, or said acknowledgment for someones effort. Anyways thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@ckyera (17342)
• Philippines
18 Sep 09
hello there! i usually gives compliment to my friends and some people that i met...i am a type of person who looks for the good things in the person...i also feel that giving compliments is something that can start a friendship or even just a good relation...but of course i give it with sincerity... when someone gives me a compliment, oh well, sometimes i feel shy...haha but i am always thankful and yes makes me smile and brightens up my day! have a nice day!
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
Yeah, giving a compliment is one way to gain friends, and have a meaningful friendship with those persons you appreciated. Well sometimes we get shy being complimented that's inevitable reaction.It shows humility.LOL That's how important and how it greatly affect the persons day. Giving compliment is very simply task yet it takes courage and confidence to look at the persons goodness and beauty. Thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@jhenn22 (1242)
• Philippines
18 Sep 09
i love giving compliments especially to those who really deserves a compliments. And because of giving compliments i gained more friends and they do the same thing too. But of course you should give a genuine and sincere compliments and not ironic one. Sometimes people uses compliment words just to insult you and that is not good.
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
Yeah, giving compliment is one way of winning friends. It is like in a golden rule, "do unto others what others want you to do unto you" Appreciate others and you'll be appreciated. Well we can't help other people who use the privilege of giving compliment simply to insult others. That's their choice and later in life they will reap the fruits of it. Anyways thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@LdeL0318 (6421)
• Philippines
18 Sep 09
I often give compliments to every people I meet. I know that it makes a lot of difference having to give compliments to others as well as being complimented.
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
Yeah, it's very different giving compliment and being complimented, I like the latter.LOL It takes courage and confidence to give someone a compliment. Because there are other people who don't know how to take compliment and instead get offended. But still it's good to give compliments. Anyways thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@satan88 (586)
• United States Minor Outlying Islands
18 Sep 09
i give compliments all the time whether it's to an attractive women or to someone's cooking or sense of style. I also compliment on people's cars and hairstyles. Sometimes i compliment people too much and people think I'm making fun of them.
• Philippines
19 Sep 09
It's always great to always give compliment to someone who deserved it. I think if you're sincere in giving compliment people would noticed it and would surely appreciate. Not being redundant I guess, so as to avoid them thinking that you're making fun of them.LOL But there is nothing wrong with that. Keep it up! And thank you for sharing with us and have a great weekends!
@delkar (1715)
• Romania
19 Sep 09
Sure i`m giving compliments to girls . A girl all the time needs to know that she`s loved or cared . isn`t so ? I`m always sincere and a direct guy . I`m telling my friends the true about what i`m thinking about them and if i like somethig or not on their clothes or appearence and so on . But i love to make compliments to sweet girls , or if i see them sad, i`ll make some compliments, and she`s already feeling better .
• Indonesia
18 Sep 09
Compliments are very sweet. I love being complimented as well lol. Everytime I see good things one does or has, I wouldn't hesitate give him/her compliments either it's about his/her clothes, cooking, achievements etc. It's very nice to see their happy face when you do that.