I bought a new vehicle last week. Actually, a used vehicle; but new to me. The process of buying a car on my own was empowering. However, the best part of the entire purchasing/negotiating experience was at the end of the deal when the sales person candidly looked me in the eye and said, “You are a brilliant person.” His voice of sureness gave me back months of lost confidence that had been swallowed by my unexpected battle with loss.
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