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Being Always Polite is Not Such a Good Habit!

by Kathy Jones on  October 13, 2011 at 8:26 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
People who are always polite in tough situations may be going about it in the wrong way after a new research published in journal Current Directions In Psychological Science suggests that being polite in emergencies or in intense situations could have disastrous consequences.
 Being Always Polite is Not Such a Good Habit!
Being Always Polite is Not Such a Good Habit!
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Psychologists suggested that being polite and evasive in situations, such as a doctor helping a patient decide on whether he should have surgery or not, could lead to confused feelings in the other party and could instead hurt their feelings.

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Says Jean-Francois Bonnefon, of the University of Toulouse in France, "Politeness can become problematic when it causes us to ¬sacrifice clarity. This confusion is especially likely to occur in high-stakes situations, the very situations in which we are most likely to use politeness strategies."


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