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How can I deal with uncomfortable silence from my partner?

First of all, I want to say that I'm talking about when my girlfriend is silent, it's not 'silent treatment'. I don't feel like she has cruel intentions, or is intentionally trying to hurt me in any ...
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How to look at someone's apparel or tattoos without appearing weird?

I've often found myself admiring someone's tattoo simply for its intricate patterns and neat colors or observing someone's shirt that might have a logo or emblem of a popular video game that they ...
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How can I ask someone in a quiet library to stop clearing their throat?

I have ADHD and as such have terrible difficulty maintaining my concentration, especially when working on homework. Because of this, I often like to work on the "quiet floor" of my university's ...
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How can I persuade someone I could not read a long article they told me?

Sometimes someone points me to an article on the web, but I could not read it as I find it is too long to read. I usually tell it is too long so I can't read it, but then the person seems to start ...