Re-Blog: Abusive Compliments

We don’t always see the backhanded compliment. We don’t always recognize the significance of an insult mixed with a compliment. It hurts. It harms.

It is hard to imagine a compliment being abusive. After all, we expect that a compliment will make us feel really good about ourselves. We expect that a compliment is given in sincerity, but very often a compliment is given for completely different reasons. An abuser often offers a backhanded or an abusive compliment as […]

via Abusive Compliments — LittleBird…… Helping Abuse Victims Fly Through The Chaos

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