"...charm should count against the person in deciding whether to trust them, not for them. If we would practice this, we would often save ourselves from an abusive relationship, from people who steal our money, from bosses who turn out to be terrors, from nightmarish housemates, and from other situations of harm that we find ourselves sucked into."
Read more in this article by a favorite male author of mine. I wish I had this information 12 years ago! http://lundybancroft.blogspot.com/2012/02/rethinking-charm.html