Kindness is the glue that binds the social fabric together. It costs nothing, and it enhances everything. Kindness from a stranger can be a refreshing breeze on a hot summer’s afternoon. A light spring in your step on a tired morning.
Most of the time.
Sometimes kindness can be toxic. Forced kindness with no regard for social context can have the exact opposite effect to the balm-like one it’s meant to.
Reddit contemplated this very question the other day, asking ‘What ‘kind’ gesture actually annoys you?’ You can check out the full thread here but below are some annoying, oh so incredibly infuriating ‘highlights’:
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