I give compliments to women all the time (I almost never compliment men because I don't want it to be taken the wrong way). I I have never gotten a bad reaction but people are often visibly surprised.
Originally Posted by testimony777
Speaking as I guy, I can see where they take it the wrong way because they are hardwired to think a certain way about having curls. I admit I was one of them. I've gotten a few compliments but wish I would get more. Well, I got one the other day from my 67-year old auntie. That definitely made me feel good.
Originally Posted by bobby
Thank you for saying this. It honestly never occurred to me that a curly guy might need the same kind of encouragement that we curly girls do or that a compliment about their hair might have the same impact it does for us. I am going to keep this in mind the next time I see a guy with great curls.


And lest I forget, you have a beautiful head of curls, Testimony777.
Originally Posted by bobby
Thank you!
Originally Posted by testimony777
I appreciate it on any of the rare times I get one. I don't think too many guys will take it the wrong way. If a guys grows his curls, he's more than likely doing it by choice. The ones that don't like them will cut them off as I did for 20 years. Now, I could't imagine myself in anything other than curls.