The Simple Act of Accepting Compliments Gracefully

The Secret is found in two short words

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Which one of these responses is the best reply when someone has just complimented you on your appearance?

A. Oh, this old thing? I think it makes me look washed out.

B. You think I look good in this? ? Well, OK, but I’ve gained so much weight, I think I look…




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Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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