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Regret can be a difficult emotion to deal with. The memories of those moments we regret stick with us and when we’re reminded of them, they can be particularly painful. What happens, then, not only reminds us of that thing we regret but then seems to endorse it? This was the situation that brought Redditor […] More
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So one time a guy told me I had legs like a horse. Yup, that's how we're starting this article.

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You never know what kind of day someone is having.

But when that person – who may have drama at home or trouble in the workplace – hears a compliment, it can be enough to turn their day around.

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Teaching can be an extremely rewarding occupation. Teachers get to help students grow and develop as people, and help to shape their outlook on life.

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My mom's side of the family all have PhD's in backhanded complimenting. I grew up getting things like:

"Oh my goodness would you look at those grades! You must work so hard! Your mom is so lucky, my daughter doesn't try hard at anything - not even her modeling career! Sure, she's gorgeous - but look at how much you try!"

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