5 Totally Effective Ways to Handle the Backhanded Compliment

Friend or foe, compliment or criticism?

Photo by Taylor Deas-Melesh on Unsplash

We all know what it feels like. The backhanded compliment. Your brain and your emotions are trying to reconcile your conflicting emotions. You have been complimented but you feel belittled and confused.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Janice Tovey

Janice Tovey

3.1K Followers

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.