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What do you do when someone praises you continuously? It seems like a taunt.

Question: How to manage the situation when someone is praising you continuously? It seems like a taunt. Teentalker , 16-year-old

Dear Teentalker,

Thank you for reaching out and sharing your concerns.

It's wonderful when people praise you and acknowledge your qualities. But the intention with which a person showers that praise is more important than what is actually being said, so, yes, please do pay attention to those signs and signals that people give off. There is also another side to the truth: if people shower you with praise all the time or insult you all the time, it means they don't mean well or don't want you to grow. 

So, here are a few tips that will help you deal with people who taunt you continuously:

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