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You can learn a lot about a man by what he thinks is a compliment. Some men so clearly, deeply, inherently dislike women that it shows, even when they like a woman. They can’t hide it. Some men only see women as bad or not bad—but they don’t really see them as good. And these men only know how to compliment a woman in a backhanded manner. Men, if you’re reading this and have ever been confused as to why a woman didn’t take your compliment kindly, you probably fit into this category. A true compliment comes out of a place of positivity, generosity, and kindness. It doesn’t somehow take someone else down, or take all women everywhere down. Here are things some men think are compliments that aren’t.

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You’re not like other women

I happen to like other women and won’t accept you bashing them. If you think telling me that I’m not like other women is a nice thing, then you just let me know that you think poorly of most women. And I’m not down with a man who thinks like that.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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