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Kellner

When someone in our circle tells you to take your hands out of your pockets when you’re speaking to another man, think about it before you react unconsciously.

It is generally assumed that leaving your hands in your pockets while talking to someone is a sign of disrespect.

You might have your hands in your pockets because you are being rude, deceptive, defensive, or nervous.  Sometimes you are just trying to stay warm..

You might have your hands out of your pockets to show respect.  But maybe you like to gesture while you talk or you’re about to strangle the mother-fucker standing in front of you.

So before you automatically whip your hands out of your pockets and let your arms dangle at your sides do something intentional.  Think about what you want your body language to say and decide if you are going to take your hands out or not, and why.  You might also tell those around you about your decision.

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