my best compliment

Sure a lot of my blog posts are self-righteous, self-involved, non-humble posts. This one's not very different.

But I felt like I need to air this one out, because it felt good, just thinking about what I'd heard. A friend told me the other day that she likes hanging around me because I make her want to be a better person. How awesome a compliment is that? I make someone want to be a better person. It makes me feel so amazingly useful in the universe to make someone else feel good. Or just that I'm good enough to make other people (granted one person) want to be around me. My favorite compliment up to that point had been this survey comment I'd gotten after an event I'd done : "ANAND DOESN'T SUCK AS MUCH AS HE USED TO."

What was your best compliment?

now playing : "kryptonite" by "three doors down"


Comments (4)

  1. Dan Ciruli says:

    A co-worker once told some other co-workers that I had the ability to to make fun of people while making them feel *better* about themselves. That’s what I call a win-win situation!

  2. Jon Sagara says:

    On my first Father’s Day card, from my mother-in-law:

    "You’re doing a good job."

  3. "He’s pretty smart for his age"  (25 years ago), wondering what age I would not be smart for.

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