How To Handle The Most Awkward Situations


Accidentally insulting someone.

If you’ve ever sent a text or email to the wrong person that included a less than positive opinion of the person who just received it, you know the definition of awkward. While you probably regret the mistake, you should take it as an opportunity to discuss the thing that was bothering you.

Don’t make up an excuse or try to backtrack; a candid conversation will lead to forgiveness much faster than a bunch of BS, says Dachis. But apologize only if you care. “If you don’t like someone, don’t waste your time trying to make things better,” says Dachis. “Use the mistake to get rid of someone you never wanted in your life.”

Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor‘s insight:

The more awkward situations you handle, the easier they become, says Dachis. Here are five more situations that might be happening around you, and how you can handle them:

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