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What do men’s compliments really mean?

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Men refer to women in many different terms – hot, pretty, beautiful, gorgeous, etc… Can you give us a breakdown of what these terms mean, from a man’s perspective?

 

Men refer to women in many different ways and of course we use many different terms depending on who we are judging. We use terms like, pretty, beautiful, fine, hot, cute, just to name a few.

We also use different terminology to refer to women depending on who we’re with.

If we are hanging out with the guys we don’t use the same terms as if we’re hanging out with our girl. We generally don’t show our sensitive side when we are in front of our guy friends and avoid sounding like pussies in front of them. Remember that in front of the guys we are supposed to be tough and masculine, that’s just the way it works. So ladies please don’t get upset if we are different with you when we are in front of our friends. It’s not that we are fake or don’t mean the things we say when we are alone it’s just the way it is and there’s not much we can do about it (unless you want us to lose all respect from other men on earth).

Please know that if we start to act all “sweet” in front of our friends and they happen to be with their girls too then it also makes them look bad. It never fails that after they leave their girl starts complaining and saying things like; “did you see he opens the door for her, how come you don’t do the same?” or “look he’s always giving her kisses and you never kiss me in front of them”. This kind of behavior from your part definitely doesn’t help the situation either.

The best way to describe the way we use different terms to refer to our woman is simple. Terms such as fine, hot and “she looks good” are used to refer to an exotic woman, someone who we lust and just want to nail right then and there. This is the type of girl that looks sexual and erotic and usually looks like a playboy model. In other words those terms are used when a women looks very sexy.

Other terms like pretty and beautiful or even cute are used to refer to a woman that is an all-around good looking girl. This is the kind of girl that we want to keep and bring home to mama. When we call a girl pretty and beautiful it means that we are thinking more long-term and is someone who is girlfriend/wife material. Generally this kind of girl is a good candidate for possibly having kids with. These types of terms also mean that we not only like your looks but also your personality. If your man ever calls you any of these terms (pretty/beautiful) you should feel flattered and pleased knowing that your man thinks of you long-term and not just for one night.

However, also know that it’s possible for your man to refer to you using both types of compliments from time to time and this is generally done when the specific term applies to the situation. Let me explain, if one night you suddenly surprise him with a brand new sexy lingerie and just jump on top of him and start ridding him like a pony (please do) then he might say you are looking hot. This doesn’t mean he only wants you for that night, it means you are looking sexy and exotic and he’s digging it. Keep that in mind and don’t hesitate to get creative in finding ways to make your man call you the words you’re looking for.

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  • http://www.thelasthonestguy.com The Last Honest Guy

    Definitely a good sign! Sounds like he’s into you.

  • this article is pure idiocy

    What a laugh! This person sounds like they have more ‘game’ in a second more than you would in an entire lifetime! What kind of advice is “we cant be nice to you in front of our friends and their girlfriends”

  • Doris

    Thanks LHG, that makes me feel better!

  • http://www.thelasthonestguy.com The Last Honest Guy

    You’re welcome! Anytime.

  • Sami jean

    You make a good point. Although the question is why would a man (you) want to sit there and spend time descussing what you mean.

  • Asma Ansari

    One of my friend called me baby 2 days back, when I was so worried, may be to comfort me. But when I text him then too he called me baby about 4 times. And when I asked the reason for late reply of his, he said, sorry baby, I was busy in office. He was repeatedly calling me baby.It was strange, I know him since 3 years, he was never like that. Don’t know what happened to him. Just want to ask if he has developed a liking for me? Well, I too have started feeling for him in a strange way.

  • Asma Ansari

    Yes, I am a girl of 18 and he is 26 now. I know him since 3 years, and this year he even asked me he wants a birthday gift. I am still confused why he asked for the gift but it was okay. I want to know why he called me baby, does he likes me? Actually, he was in my school but now he moved to other place for job. When he will come here he just wanna meet me. And, he is, he remember each and everything of mine, when I talked to him last month after 2 years, he recognised my voice and he remember each and every detail of me. He had those photographs of mine when I was in school(Now I have completed my schooling). I want to know if he likes me because since 2 months I have developed a liking for him in a strange way.

  • Mary

    What if he’s kinda shy? I have a guy, we have been talking recently and he doesn’t use my name he always says hey girl or nice to see you girl… I can’t figure out if he’s friendzoned me or if he’s teasing or what. Any insight? He’s very shy. I usually have to initiate conversations but he’s gotten to where he will at least verbally greet me now.

  • Candice Goddard

    I wouldn’t take that as a compliment. He was talking about your clothes, just listing them and if your account is accurate he actually avoided giving an opinion on you personally. He didn’t even say that you looked good in the outfit. Sounds as though it was in response to a question like “how do I look? Or “what do you think?” If that’s the case it’s an indirect answer to a direct question and therefore deceitive. Frankly you should trust your instincts, it didn’t feel like a compliment so it wasn’t.

  • http://www.thelasthonestguy.com The Last Honest Guy

    Thanks for giving your point of view!

  • Miesha

    What if a guy is always complimenting my voice? He has even given me a nickname, smooth-voice. When we run into one another he would call me smooth-voice with a smile and eye-contact. What does any of this mean?

  • http://www.thelasthonestguy.com The Last Honest Guy

    It’s just an excuse to make conversation with you and you probably do have a “smooth voice”.

  • Momokuco

    What does it mean if a sweet boy (20) who was doing some work for me arounds the sends me a text to tell me that he thinks I’m absolutely beautiful and was too shy to tell me in person? I’m married, 3 kids and 40…and he knows this. Just trying to figure out how to react…if it’s just a compliment….well, he made my day. But I’m worried that it could be more…I mean…why would a guy just feel the need to tell someone this (he said he just had to tell me).

  • http://www.thelasthonestguy.com The Last Honest Guy

    He’s looking for a MILF (look it up)!

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