Women Reveal Worst Backhanded Compliments They've Ever Received
Have you ever received a compliment from someone that didn't sit right with you? One that made you say to yourself, "wait, that sounded like a compliment, but it felt like an insult?" If so, you might have received a backhanded compliment—when someone compliments you while insulting you on something else. Also known by the name 'negging,' this form of emotional manipulation is something that men are especially good at giving to women to undermine the victim's confidence and increase their need to win the manipulator's approval. Charming, right? If you need some examples, scroll down for some of the worst backhanded compliments that women have received.