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Are you too nice?

Many years ago I was told by a very close family member that I was “far too nice” and that “nice gets you nowhere in life”.  They followed this on with a little snigger and then laughed at the same time as calling me “Nicky, nice”.  I remember at the time thinking what a rotten thing to say to someone, and I was really quite shocked that someone I cared about would level something like that at me as I had always considered being ‘nice’ as such a good quality to have. Continue reading Are you too nice?