5. How Are You Not in a Relationship?

At first sight, this doesn't seem like a backhanded compliment. You're flirting with a way cool guy or girl, you're really vibing, and you just let it slip that you really can't believe the person hasn't been snagged yet. Well, for starters, maybe he or she hasn't wanted to be snagged; maybe there was a nasty breakup not too long ago; or maybe you're just sort of emphasizing the fact that you're flirting partner is still single, which could be a sore spot.

I'm so Surprised You're Good at That


Meisha Jackson
#8!! I hear that all the time! And when people say it to me, I ask them "is it impossible for a black girl to be pretty? You think I'm some rare breed?" Lol I hate that with a passion
Amen to #8 haha. Not that this has happened to me... But it's just wrong. I always feel a little funny when people comment on my looks related to my ethnicity
#5 happens to me all the time. Even my friends with boyfriends say this and everyone really 😠
#8 has happened to me more times than I'd like to even think about and seriously it is so rude like for real!!! You're beautiful for a black girl... Omg
Number 8 is outrageous. This has happened multiple times to a girl who was in my freshman English class. For some reason people insisted on telling her and her sister that they were "pretty for black girls." I wasn't even there to witness it and it made me angry 😡
#8 is so ruude ! For some reason, some people think it's a compliment...
I've never been told # 8 but then if I did I'd give him the finger then walk away .
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