To regift or not to regift: Is it ever OK?

TODAY:

OK, I’ve done it. And quite frankly, I always feel guilty about regifting.

It’s not that I don’t appreciate the present. But sometimes you get something that you really don’t like or can’t use, and there’s no way to take it back to the store. You don’t want to offend the person who gave it to you and you don’t want to throw it away. So you pass it along to someone else who might appreciate it more.

Is this a resourceful way of dealing with an unwanted gift? Or is this rude and distasteful behavior?

But lead researcher Gabrielle Adams, an assistant professor at London Business School, as asked that question in an interview published on the website of the Association for Psychological Science.

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