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8 things people say that sound nice, but aren't

Business Insider Logo By Mark Abadi of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 9:  Everyone likes getting compliments. But sometimes, even the nicest-sounding compliments are actually insults in disguise. Worse yet, you may not even realize it when your own words could be hurting someone's feelings. Here are eight phrases that sound nice at first glance, but really aren't:

Everyone likes getting compliments.

But sometimes, even the nicest-sounding compliments are actually insults in disguise. Worse yet, you may not even realize it when your own words could be hurting someone's feelings.

Here are eight phrases that sound nice at first glance, but really aren't:

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