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Whenever I have a chance to speak with people from another country, I consider myself lucky. I may never have a chance to visit, so if allowed, I question extensively to learn as much as possible.
In social settings, the emphasis is on questioning and then repeating the other person. Of course, not every word verbatim, but a main or interesting aspect of the answer. This may lead to other…Continue
Of all the points in this dating discussion, next week's and this week's are two where I'm above average.
Oh yeah, I can tell a story. Sixteen long years as a night desk clerk at four motels, I've collected scores of stories. Living in an apartment house with a revolving door of criminal tenants (including the landlord), still more. Vacations, odd jobs, family, Uber passengers...where would you like to…Continue
Last week's topic, but a quirk of coincidences, leads into this week's.
Making friends first, discussing interests.
The third point sent to me suggested having a small talk script. I don't exactly what it means, but I might venture that having two or three pieces of information to make about topics helps avoid a long silence while struggling for something to say that doesn't sound like you're…Continue
We're delving into the dating dilemma – how to better go about my getting one.
Of course, the most talked about way is to make a friend first, then see where it goes. Find common ground, interests, etc.
When the time comes to ask for an evening out, I've read where it is goo to start with an opening, an observation, then ease into the actual invitation. If you see she likes coffee, mention…Continue