“It was meant to be a compliment!” 5 Statements That Can Put Him Down

4. “You’re really chatty!”

It sounds as though you’re complaining about how noisy he is. A teen male explained, “I think she’s trying to tell me that I’m only good as a comedian, and not boyfriend material.” If you truly want to compliment him on his brilliant skills in carrying on a conversation, you may want to focus on more specifics. Saying things like, “You’re a wealth of information” or “You make things sound more interesting than they really are” will boost his ego.