How Taking a Compliment Can Change Lives
One of the things I decided when I turned 40 is that I would learn how to take a compliment. I’m serious. My neurodivergence makes this simple act a mountain of a task for a few reasons. All of those reasons have nothing to do with the compliment giver or the compliment given. So if I never gave you the response you expected for a compliment that you gave me in the past…it’s not you, it’s me.
This one got a LOT darker than I intended. But I think it’s needed. Trigger warning for abuse, scarring…