Speaking of Places Where I Can Never Show My Face Again

Ultimately, I think all I want is for everyone to like me, so I don’t understand why I insist on constantly making this goal so unattainable for myself.     Yesterday I went out to eat with some friends after going to the gym, an experience that I chalk up to 10% perspiration, 20% imagination, … More Speaking of Places Where I Can Never Show My Face Again

The Awkward Person’s Guide to Making Conversation

Given the number of articles on how to sustain light conversation, talking to people seems like an overwhelmingly unpopular and occasionally excruciating custom that doesn’t come naturally to most. You’d think that if so many people hate small talk, we could just do away with the practice entirely, but apparently getting rid of things that … More The Awkward Person’s Guide to Making Conversation