How To Recognise Negging (So You Can Avoid Men Who Do It)

Refinery29 UK
Feb 25, 2020 · 3 min read

By Erika W.Smith

Photographed by Renell Madrano

“In one more drink, I’ll be ready to hit on you.” “You’re too much of a nice girl for me.” “I like your shoes, they look really comfortable.” According to one popular Reddit post, these are a few classic examples of “negging,” a tactic self-described “pickup artists” use in an attempt to attract women.