Like and Subside

October 25, 2018


It took me too long to understand that disagreeing with people’s compliments makes them feel like I’m criticizing their judgment.  It also just makes the situation awkward because self-deprecation does that.  In a way, self-deprecation is another form of narcissism and watching someone just talking to themselves about themselves isn’t the easiest social position to be in.  Because, even if you empathize with them, what can you possibly say in that moment?