Post # 1
This is intended to be an uplifting and cheerful spin-off of the post asking about the meanest thing that someone has ever said to us.
So, bees, what is the nicest thing — or one of the nicest things — that someone has ever said to you?
Post # 3
@Brielle: I know this is super cheesy but it had to be the wedding vows. By the look in his eyes I could tell he meant every word.
Post # 4
@Aquaria: Not cheesy at all. I think that’s beautiful! 🙂
Post # 5
sigh* my SO telling me he’s never felt like this about anyone else and that he’s going to love me for the rest of his life.
He also tells me I have the best bum he’s ever seen hehe
Post # 6
@Brielle: My Darling Husband and I were walking our dogs when an elderly couple came over to pet them. We spoke for a couple minutes and the woman paused and said “you have the most beautiful eyes I’ve ever seen in my whole life!” It was so unexpected and sweet and completely caught me off guard.
Post # 7
My mother has told me that I am the most determined person she knows, and my SO told me recently that he thinks I am very strong. Those stick out to me because I tend to always feel the opposite of those things.
My sister has said a lot of really nice things to me that have meant a lot. She is 9 years older. When I was 16, she let me tag along to a concert with her. I was awkward and insecure at that time ( who isn’t at 16? ). She introduced me to her friends excitedly and with a big smile and said, “This is my sister who I love so much. Isn’t she beautiful?”
Post # 8
Why was it easier to remember the meanest thing anyone has said to me? Having trouble coming up with the nicest. I’ll be back..
Post # 9
@legenwaitforitdary: +1!! Same here.
This past year, my ex-FI broke up with me and my father passed away. A lot to handle. Anyway, my best friends from HS told me they think I am very strong and resilient, and that I have handled myself with more maturity and level-headedness than they ever thought possible. That was pretty nice to hear after such a rough time.
Post # 10
@undercoverjoan: ,@MrsRichard: , and @MsW-to-MrsM: , Thank you for sharing those sweet stories!
There is one particular comment that stands out for me. I had a wonderful, vice principal in high school who told me that he hoped that his daughters would grow up to be like me. That really meant a lot to me.
Post # 11
@Brielle: After my fiance, then boyfriend, had hernia surgery, one of his nurses said the kindest thing to me. She was a wonderful person with a beautiful spirit, and talked about how she prays for her patients every day before she comes to work and meets them. She told me out of nowhere that I was “so beautiful inside” and that she “could see God” in my eyes. That comment meant so much to me coming from her, because she was a complete stranger and I had been thinking the same thing about her. It was the recognition of a spiritual likeness in a stranger and I loved that.
Post # 12
I’ve had people (strangers/acquaintances) tell me that I have the most beautiful red hair that they have ever seen.
Post # 13
All of these a bit hard to explain why they meant so much to me out of context, but they were said when I most needed to hear them.
“You are doing NOTHING. WRONG. STOP doubting yourself.”
“She’s embarrassed to be around you, because she knows you can see right through her phony act and see her for who she really is. Even if you don’t say or do anything, she still sees herself in what you are not. She can’t stand to have to face herself.”
“You’re going to change the world.” “Why do you say that?” “I just know.”
Post # 14
@Brielle: great post!
An ex once said to me that I am as smart as I am beautiful. I always thought that was a really nice thing and I never forgot it.
My SO gives me compliments regularly so his are too numerous too mention. Lol.
Post # 15
@legenwaitforitdary: You make an excellent point. I think it’s because some of those mean words can cut so deeply — especially if they were said to us when we were young or were spoken by someone very influential in our lives. Also, perhaps not enough people take the time to share positive and encouraging words.
@MrsZynxy: Those are some wonderful compliments! I’m so glad that your friend took the time to share those words with you and that they provided much-needed encouragement to you, especially after all that you went through. HUGS!
Post # 16
My husband told me once that I am the smartest person he’s ever met and that he’s pretty sure I’m a genius. Lol… that was pretty sweet!