Sometimes a friend can be abrasive and offensive because they think you’re aligned with them. Handle your discomfort when a friend makes an inappropriate comment by being the friend they need, rather than the co-conspirator they want.
Teach them: You can counter ignorant comments by not supplying the supportive reactions the offender was seeking. If it appears that your friend is merely insecure or jealous rather than malicious, you can use the discomfort as a teachable moment. Bear in mind Read more [...]
If you’re itching to hit the open road but lack that learner’s permit, follow these steps so you will know exactly what to do to earn the privilege of driving.
First of all you will need to visit your local Department of Motor Vehicles or Secretary of State office and get a driver’s manual to find out what you will be tested on. Manuals and practice tests are usually available at the DMV or Secretary of State website so try there as well if you cannot go personally..
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To kiss or not to kiss, that is the question? If you are not sure when it is appropriate, read on to find out all the who, what, where, when, whys, and hows of social kissing.
When meeting someone new, kiss the people you are being introduced to only if you are introduced in a social environment, like a party or at a bar and only if the person introducing you two knows both of you well. Otherwise, a handshake is usually appropriate.
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Christmas is the time of the year where families gather in happiness, forgiving one another, to enjoy and spend a perfect Christmas together. There are times though when a little disagreement can ruin the perfect get-together; after all, no family is perfect. Here are some thoughts on how to avoid family arguments and make this a peaceful Christmas for the family.