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How To Avoid Someone At A Party Without Being A Jerk?

How To Avoid Someone At A Party Without Being A Jerk?

You’re at a party when an acquaintance you can’t stand suddenly walks in. Shit, you think to yourself. Do I have to say hello? Can I pretend I didn’t see them? What floor am I on and can I escape through the window, unscathed?

The Biggest Conversation Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

The Biggest Conversation Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Have you ever tried to fix a friend’s problem, when what they really wanted was to vent and get some sympathy? Have you ever sought advice and only gotten sympathy? Have you ever tried to resolve an argument while your partner is still ramping up with new accusations and complaints?…

How To Make The Internet Less Depressing

How To Make The Internet Less Depressing

The like button ruined the internet. Social media and comment sections have trained us to channel our negative feelings into words, and our positive feelings into likes. So negativity is laid out in detail in the comments and replies, while positivity is compressed into a number. Scrolling through it all,…