Is it rude to regift? | The Tylt

Is it rude to regift?

Regifting—taking a gift you received, re-wrapping it and handing it off to somebody else—was once considered a fatal faux pas by etiquette experts, but has become increasingly acceptable. This recent American Express survey shows 76 percent of Americans now think regifting is NBD. Still, some say it's dishonest, in poor taste, and doesn't honor the original gift-giver. What do you think? Read more and vote below! 🎁

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“The Gift We Keep on Giving,” published by Psychological Science, concludes regifting doesn't actually bother the original gift-givers: 

Researchers from Stanford, Harvard and the London Business School conducted five studies that examined both hypothetical scenarios and actual regifting among friends. They found that gift recipients believed regifting was as bad as throwing the present in the garbage. Gift givers, on the other hand, were significantly more offended by trashing their presents. They’d be much happier if that gift were given to someone else.
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Here's how you know regifting is rude: you get embarrassed when you get busted.

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Regifting has become so socially acceptable, one of the Kardashians now has a guide on how to do it properly. (... Although, doesn't the Kardashian approval of regifting just underline its tackiness?)

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Regifting food? GROSS. Never classy. Don't do it.

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Why purchase something new that will end up in the landfill? Why not use what you have, especially if you've been given something you know will be ideal for someone else? 

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