It all comes down to frame at that point. In whose frame at you giving compliments? If your responding to compliment fishing or so cuked that you do it spontaneously than you deserve the attention you would get here. But if your acting for yourself, and not doing it in response to her than that's fine in RP theory.
I idea that family relations, not pure shows off strength, determine your position in society (human or wolf) can be traveling back to Plato's Republic. But a delving into that black hole will land you in the world of the Neo-Reactionaries (nrx for short) and the Dark Englightenment stuff.