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Lack of Social Skills

A "Cheap Thrills" Parody Introvert Parents Will Understand

Deva Dalporto | Posted 10.07.2016 | Parents
Deva Dalporto

When I became a mother, my social skills flew out the window.

How You Can Learn to Understand People on a Deeper Level

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 04.26.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Clearly, we need to be able to pick up on the unspoken messages that people are conveying to us. So where do we start to understand people and pick up on social cues? Here is a list that will hopefully get you off to a good start.

How Social Media Has Backfired To Make Us All More Impolite

Laurie Levy | Posted 08.10.2014 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

A little boy is turning five this June and wants a big, fun birthday party. So his mother sends out Evites to his entire preschool class plus a few friends. Guess how many folks had opened the Evite after a week? I am talking opened, not replied. Shockingly, only three even bothered to look and only one of those bothered to reply.

10 Tips To Keep You From Being A Holiday Party Grinch

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 02.15.2013 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

With the holiday season in full swing, many have calendars bursting with engagements -- from office, glögg and yuletide gatherings, to cookie exchanges, snow balls and other jolly paloozas. It's as good a time as any to review the etiquette of social intercourse.

Minding Other People's Manners: When and How Is It Okay?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Manners aren't what they used to be, but correcting someone's manners is bad manners. When our mothers told us to mind our manners, they didn't mean "and everyone else's manners as well!"