A lot of people don’t know how to receive a compliment. So, they tend to freeze and not know how to respond to a compliment.
That leaves the compliment giver feeling awkward and like they should rather not have said anything. It’s important that you know how to respond to a compliment.
One of the main reasons people don’t know how to respond to a compliment is that they feel it’s undeserved.
When that happens, they include a self-deprecating remark, minimizing what they’re being complimented about.So, they’ll thank the person for the compliment but at the same time say something that implies they didn’t earn it.
Even though a person may not feel they deserve the compliment, they should be able to respond appropriately. That means responding in such a way to show the compliment giver they appreciate what was said.
At the same time, they need to demonstrate their humbleness so as not to come across as arrogant.
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