People react to different situations differently, based on their diverse personalities and experiences.
The obligation to love other people and do acts of kindness requires that we look at the specific individual we are dealing with. Try to understand what exactly will give this person pleasure. Be aware of his personality traits, in order to know what his needs are. Decide in which areas and to what degree to honor this specific person.
To do this properly requires much thought.
(Toras Avraham, p.400; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.141)
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