Confession: I’m afraid of giving women (other than my wife) compliments. I have a very real fear of retaliation from taking it the wrong way, or being misconstrued later as a malicious act.
I also know about three times women (again: not my wife) have complimented me, and how it made me feel. We don’t get to compliment one another because people made it bad.
This is not some sort of Pence-ian deal, either. Today’s world is full of litigious people and people desperate for money. I don’t want any part of it.
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