I have a question about a situation that will happen today and I’m not sure how to handle it. I work with my narcissist very closely. He is a colleague not my boss. We had a relationship, however now we don’t speak outside of work. He has recruited some young impressionable girls who we also work with, with his mask and charm. I’m finding it difficult to avoid the mean/nice cycle with him even when I stay away. Yesterday he approached me in front of people at work and told me he was at the farmers market and bought me a few things that he knows I like. He is going to bring them to me at work today. I know the reason for this is because he was with the girls at the market and he’s keeping me in a positive light to them so he looks like the victim and the ‘nice’ guy. He’s never bought me anything in his life (aside from flowers six months ago) and I know that this action is not genuine and only to impress the girls he was with. I don’t want to accept the gifts today, but I don’t want to cause waves. I feel that once he is able to make these positive gestures when no one else is looking, then I may believe his motives are pure. Any advice?