Compliments. How do you handle them?

When someone gives me a compliment I feel suspicious and awkward. It’s funny how someone can say something nice and make me feel really strange and questionable. I never know what to say or how to respond. I don’t want to seem like a snob or goody 2 shoes. It makes me feel on the spot and all twitchy. In my head, I question weather they really meant it or they were just making fun of me and really mean it as a sick joke? People do that, right!?

I start scanning my head for possible acceptable phrases to say. And what the hell do I do with my hands. I bet I look strange now. I bet if they really meant what they said, they would like to take it back now.

Yeah, thanks, you too. Avoid eye contact and fiddle with something…

This covers me. If you’re picking on me – I did it back. If it was nice – I was nice back at ya! 😛

Advertisements
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

An Older Aspie Mum

Different, but not Less

Tania A. Marshall, M.Sc.

Welcome to www.aspiengirl.com

Bridget Allen

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this blog

SQUIDALICIOUS

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this blog

Just Stimming...

A land we can share (a place I can map)

This is Autism Flash Blog

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this blog

From Obscurity

thoughts and experiences of a young autistic woman

Musings of an Aspie

one woman's thoughts about life on the spectrum

aspermama

thoughts from that weird mom at the playground

Rose with Thorns

Hope of recovery for all

80smetalman's Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

catastraspie

A personal blog about having Asperger's

makingsensefromchaos

laugh so you don't cry

The Asperger Café

Pull up a chair, enjoy a specialty coffee, rearrange the cutlery... ;-)

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this blog

Aspertypical

Changing the Face of Autism

%d bloggers like this: