Interpersonal Skills Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for people looking to improve their interpersonal communication skills

Most popular questions

224 What to do if you are accidentally following someone? 2017-11-10T15:08:43.850

177 How do I tell my new boyfriend that I make a lot of money? 2017-09-03T12:44:44.367

161 How to deal with unwanted attention at the swimming pool? 2017-10-31T18:10:00.130

161 How to ask cashier out for date 2018-02-26T09:23:53.337

153 How to avoid being seen as a cash cow by my family? 2017-08-28T00:28:31.383

151 As a pedestrian, how to get someone to stop following you in a car? 2017-11-05T20:22:07.737

149 How to tell people I'm not their tech support? 2018-01-11T20:17:48.493

145 How to ask a vegan to stop telling me about veganism because I am not interested in it? 2017-08-10T00:09:23.510

119 How can I explain to people that a programmer isn't a computer technician? 2017-09-15T14:13:39.273

118 Arguing science with a passionate non-scientist? 2017-08-29T15:04:04.007

117 How to deflect awkward questions when shopping for women's clothing as a man? 2017-11-02T12:57:11.547

116 Girlfriend's nosy mother keeps expressing that she'll show up unannounced 2017-12-02T21:11:32.483

116 How do I deal with a coworker who unplugs my monitor because I didn't turn it off? 2018-01-17T15:08:14.097

114 I live in a desirable, world-famous vacation spot. How do I handle visiting friends and set healthy boundaries? 2017-11-28T02:15:41.543

113 How do I tell a co-worker that just because something is a hobby doesn't mean I want to do it for free? 2017-08-13T23:00:51.357

113 How to talk to a girl who's sitting next to me but wearing headphones? 2018-02-27T04:28:34.347

111 How to tell girlfriend I don't want to meet without hurting her feelings? 2017-09-20T07:50:55.640

110 How can I stop enabling my brothers without my mom exploding? 2017-10-22T17:14:57.353

108 Partner reading my phone messages 2017-08-18T07:57:20.510

108 How to politely notify in an online conversation that I am a woman? 2018-02-21T09:31:36.240

104 How to let tech support subtly know that I am proficient without showing off? 2018-02-07T08:59:23.250

103 How to get spouse to empathetically listen to problems instead of (or at least before!) offering solutions? 2017-09-08T15:14:36.000

103 How to gently turn down a female coworker who asked for a sperm donation? 2018-01-10T19:51:18.213

101 How to deal politely with people asking about your job but unable to understand it? 2017-09-03T09:32:13.130

100 How can I respond when someone asks me when I'm going to get married to my girlfriend? 2017-08-16T19:12:18.797

97 How to intervene in a random abuse/harassment situation? 2017-10-18T15:34:48.037

95 How can I get someone to say their first name without letting on that I've forgotten? 2017-06-27T17:29:06.940

95 How to deal with (male) friends mocking me about my weight choices 2018-02-01T15:01:38.310

92 Meeting someone who used to bully me 2017-11-09T16:36:39.437

92 How to tell someone believing in pseudoscience & conspiracy theories is wrong without making them feel stupid/upset? 2017-12-10T23:15:08.347

91 My best friend has become increasingly xenophobic towards Muslims. What do I do? 2017-08-19T08:49:45.490

91 I have been asked to keep a secret about a surprise that I believe will end poorly 2017-08-31T18:33:38.653

90 How do I deal with other people's screaming children in restaurants? 2017-08-14T20:33:09.150

89 Refusing free goods as a blind person 2017-08-30T09:48:24.197

89 How can I politely ask my date to not use her phone unnecessarily during dinner, without ruining the night out? 2018-01-25T04:31:32.690

87 How to respond to someone when they ask how much you earn? 2017-08-15T08:20:53.943

87 How to deal with someone who ignores your lack of knowledge? 2018-03-05T11:53:25.453

84 Sketchy "friend" recently revealed true colors, is attending my wedding. Should I un-invite, and if so how? 2017-10-04T18:58:28.397

84 Is it rude to wear a sari as a westerner to a wedding in India? 2017-11-27T07:08:21.990

84 How do I negotiate more "Man" time for myself without offending my partner? 2018-01-08T08:52:32.157

84 How to invite terminal ill / very sick friends to a party? 2018-01-28T15:47:39.317

83 How do I respond when someone is glad their loved one's suffering will end soon due to death? 2017-08-15T22:55:30.563

83 What to do with a friend who cheats in games? 2017-11-08T13:16:05.780

82 How to clearly communicate that you're asking someone on a date? 2017-09-20T12:10:41.547

82 How to miss my own stag/bachelor party? 2018-01-02T11:19:34.370

81 Coworker scans my body. How to best tell him to stop? 2018-01-04T15:52:54.857

81 How do I tell a friend I can't afford her wedding? 2018-02-06T20:21:16.393

80 How do I politely explain to my neighbour that I don't feel comfortable being alone with her in her house while my kids play? 2018-01-18T16:25:53.533

79 Responding to being told to "smile" by a stranger? 2018-01-12T22:18:11.130

78 How do I respond when an acquaintance asks if I'm smart? 2017-09-22T06:16:06.160

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