Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
ysabetwordsmith

  • Mood:

Socially Awkward Situations

This is a good list of socially awkward situations.

Some thoughts for improvement:

1) If someone says they don't want to do something, and it's not an emergency, don't rag them about it.  Really.  That's obnoxious.  Respect people's boundaries, unless it's totally impossible or interferes with your own needs in some way.  If there's a boundary conflict, try to discuss it in a rational manner rather than harassing the other person.

2) If you have a hard time describing something in words, try pictures.  For the haircut example, that works great.  Salons almost always have a pile of magazines with haircut pictures.  Flip through in search of one you like or at least find tolerable.
Tags: community, family skills, networking
Subscribe

  • Poem: "Repair Just About Anything"

    This poem is spillover from the December 1, 2020 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from chanter1944 and Anonymous. It also fills the…

  • Notes for "A Crazy and Drunk Life"

    These are the notes for " A Crazy and Drunk Life." "In the middle of a crazy and drunk life, you have to hang onto the good and…

  • Poem: "A Crazy and Drunk Life"

    This poem is spillover from the December 1, 2020 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from chanter1944 and Anonymous. It also fills the…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 6 comments