Everyone likes to receive a compliment every once in a while. I mean, what's better than someone telling you how great you are?
However, most men don't receive compliments very often, especially in comparison to women, so they really tend to cherish the ones they get. These men on Reddit shared the best compliments they've received from women in their lives and they're so wholesome.
That Must Have Been Motivating
"My classmate once told me I had broad shoulders. For a 15-year-old who was only two months into working out at home with dumbbells, this made me go over the moon."
Guys can have a clouded perception of their bodies, so this little comment definitely went a long way.
This Is A Wholesome Effect Of Memory Loss
"My girlfriend's grandmother has Alzheimer's, so she doesn’t remember meeting me.
"Every time we go and see her, she’ll take my girlfriend to the side and ask "Who is that handsome young man?" While pointing to me."
Good Enough For Her To Turn Around
"I crossed paths with a young lady as she was walking into a restaurant.
"She stopped and came back in to tell me I smell great. I smiled the rest of the day."
We Do Love A Good Matching Outfit!
"In the 3rd grade, we had an assistant teacher who would always notice when my socks matched my shirt and would call me 'a snappy dresser.'
"Twenty-two years later my socks constantly match my shirt."
It's Nice To Feel Like You're Doing Something Right
"Someone told me, 'The kids are really lucky that you're their dad.'
"I had been wondering if I’d been doing well as a dad and felt kind of depressed, but hearing that from my sweet wife reaffirmed that I’m doing okay."
Like Little Kisses From The Heavens
"'Your freckles are so cute!'
"It was said to me by a drop-dead gorgeous female coworker of mine. The comment left me feeling like I was on cloud nine afterward."
A Real Glow-Up
"Honestly, it was this one time just after I'd got a new haircut.
"A girl I was talking to at the time said, 'Before you were cute, but now you're handsome.'"
I Want Great Kidneys
"'You have great kidneys.' - my doctor"
Honestly, at this stage of my life, I would love for any medical professional to tell me that my internal organs are doing great.
Alexa, Play "Bootylicous" By Destiny's Child
"I have been getting compliments on my bubble butt, which is amazing because two years ago my back went straight to my legs with zero butt.
"Actually, I maybe even had negative butt."
All Treat, No Tricks
"On Halloween one year, I took off my mask at a party and a girl said, 'Damn, you should keep that mask off more often.'
"She's was a cute girl."
This Is Such A Sweet Message
"Shortly after I graduated from college, I got this e-mail from my best friend's girlfriend. Not having much of a life, I was a frequent third wheel on their dates. She was a year behind us, so she was still in college after I had finished.
"Anyway, she just goes on and on in this e-mail about how much she misses seeing me around campus and hanging out with me. The line that stuck with me was, 'Of all the people I know, you’re the one I most want to see happy.'"
A Laugh Is Worth A Thousand Words
"About five years ago, she said I had a great sense of humor and I think about it almost every day."
Women only want one thing and it's disgusting: a guy who makes them giggle.
Fingers In The Mouth And Everything?
"I was 21 years old at the orthodontist's getting a retainer fixed.
"A nurse who was probably only a few years older than me told me I had really nice blue eyes, while her fingers are all in my mouth. I'm gonna hold onto that one for a while."
The Vibes Are Immaculate
"Last week a very good client told me she likes working with me because I have joy in my demeanor."
Honestly, positivity is infectious and there's nothing better than knowing your energy makes other people happy.
It's Nice To Know You Look Trustworthy
"A woman in the lobby of a medical centre with a baby in a pram asked me to keep an eye on it for a moment. I said, 'Are you sure about that?'
"She said I just looked like someone she could trust. I was touched, and she was right."
It Really Stuck With Him
"One time a buddy of mine was making fun of my hat and a random hot chick said, 'No! It looks super good on you.'
"I wore that hat almost every day after for 3 years until it wore out."
That Must Have Been So Relieving After All That Work
"I've been working on a novel for a couple of months and showed it to this one girl who’s also a writer. Instead of nitpicking she actually complimented it."
"I don’t know why, but that made my week."
Drunk Women Are Chaotic As Hell
"I was told, by a rather drunk lady, that my voice makes her ovaries twitch.
"I'm used to having people tell me I should be on radio but that one was unique."
This Is A High Compliment
"A girl said I was understanding."
I believe that, at the end of the day, most people just want to feel seen and understood. To make someone else feel that way is not an easy feat.
She Wishes He'd See Her The Way She Sees Him
"This exchange literally made me cry. I said, 'It's not like I have women all over me, I don't know why you think I'm a catch.'
"She replied, 'I don't know why you think you're not.'"