Nothing pathetic about getting in high spirits because of a compliment a dear person makes. I only appreciate compliments from persons close to me at all in a 100% fashion. Don't care that much about the opinion of others
Great that your 'pleaser-side' got petted
Facts: 30, female, bi, v-type relationship with Sward (husband, straight, mono) and Lin (boyfriend, straight, mono), poly-fi and co-primary.