Do suspect that someone may be taking advantage of your kindness? If this thought hasn’t crossed your mind, it’s still better to stay informed and secure with yourself, rather than feeling doubtful of a questionable or unsafe relationship with someone. Here are some ways that someone may be using your goodwill against you.
Keep in mind that this video serves as general guidance purely for educational purposes, and is not to be taken as a substitute for professional advice or assistance.
We also made a video on the ways to get others to respect you and avoid being taken advantage of: https://youtu.be/mq1xzQlUxFc
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