8 Compliments Men Don’t Feel Good About

6. “You will make a wonderful father.” A compliment on his paternal instincts.

“Not as a boyfriend or a husband?” He hasn’t even considered marriage, so a comment like this won’t resonate with him. Instead, try something like, “I bet you will make a special someone very happy one day.” That way, he will appreciate your appraisal of him as a man and not as a father.