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Women Reveal Worst Backhanded Compliments They've Ever Received

Have you ever received a compliment from someone that didn't sit right with you? One that made you say to yourself, "wait, that sounded like a compliment, but it felt like an insult?" If so, you might have received a backhanded compliment—when someone compliments you while insulting you on something else. Also known by the name 'negging,' this form of emotional manipulation is something that men are especially good at giving to women to undermine the victim's confidence and increase their need to win the manipulator's approval. Charming, right? If you need some examples, scroll down for some of the worst backhanded compliments that women have received.



women reveal the worst backhanded compliments they've received | thumbnail text - You have abeautiful pregnaneyglow" The kicker? Iwasnit pregnant, You're cute sure, not hot by any means. But cute!
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Strangest Compliments People Have Received

Everyone loves receiving compliments (even if some of us don't know how to take them very well). And when we receive one, it's usually obvious that's what it is, because it's something positive that makes us feel good. But compliments come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes the backhanded ones leave us feeling baffled and wondering if it really was a compliment, because it definitely didn't feel like one. An AskReddit thread calling for people to share the strangest compliments they've received and some of them are beyond strange. They're just weird! Check them out below. 

strange compliment askreddit people funny insult | TomIsonMySide 22 points 8 hours ago bank teller looked at my (super cute) 3 year old son, looked back at back at my son, back at and said wife must be beautiful
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