Posts Tagged: body image

Give a Compliment….Nothing More!

I met someone recently, and after a first glance, I heard myself saying, “You have a very pretty face.” However, before the words exited my lips, I mentally corrected myself and simply said, “You are very beautiful!” The first statement, even though it is a compliment, has a negative connotation associated with it. It says that even though I see your pretty face, I can’t help but notice how overweight you are. The latter statement says, ‘even though ... Read more