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4 Ways Manipulators Use Kindness as a Weapon

#3 — They use it as a disarming tactic

Photo by Derick McKinney on Unsplash

Did a liquor store cashier exploit me with her kindness? I still don’t know. The exchange started when she scanned my bottle of wine. Instead of asking for payment, she sized me up, staring at me for a long second before asking to see my ID.

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