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How to handle being laughed at in a room full of people in a foreign country?

Note: It has been well over 10 years since this happened, but I think about this more often than I am happy to admit. Background Story: When I was 15 I went for an exchange year in the US. I was a ...
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How to save face and apologize after a text was taken the wrong way?

Okay, so our coaching has a discussion forum for all members to post questions related to our studies. The group is on Telegram, where I'm registered with a gender-neutral username and a profile pic ...
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How to avoid former friend who is being creepy?

I have a guy friend who likes me romantically. I already turned him down through his friend (he asked a mutual friend to ask me if I like him, I told him no, and his friend told him my reply). After ...
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How to ask the teacher questions without my friends thinking I'm rude or boastful?

I like to ask questions during class. And I like to clarify them, and sometimes "challenge" the teacher's answer or argue/discuss further. But when I do it in class, I have to raise my voice so that ...
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How do I prevent people from repeating to others everything I say to them? [closed]

I’d like to know how I can make people stop telling others every single thing I tell them. Here’s a dialog between me and my high-school classmate, in class: Me: In case you can’t eat any more, ...
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How do I avoid academically 'shaming' a fellow student/friend? [closed]

At school, my friend (let's call him Ivan) is quite intelligent. He's in enrichment classes, gets A to A+ grades and is very conscientious. At the risk of sounding narcissistic, I am objectively one ...
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Motivate Highschoolers in my Tech Startup

I am a 15 year old high school student who is a programming enthusiast. I have started a software & tech "company." I say this in quotes because we have not incorporated legally, we do not pay our ...
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How do I make friends in high school, a place where people casually swear a lot, when I'm easily offended? [closed]

My classmates were all kind and easy-going in elementary school. When I entered middle school, that all changed. Kids started swearing, sticking up middle fingers, casually insulting each other, and ...
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How to handle accidential baldness in a professional environment?

Last night, I wanted to cut my own hair and I used a hair-cutting-machine for that. I wanted to cut it short, about 1-2cm. In the middle of the process, the machine stopped working, I opened it for ...
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How can I tell someone that I am glad to be leaving them without sounding petty?

Background After this year, I will be going to a different school than the rest of my friends and so I am writing them cards. There is one person in the group who I especially don't like, and I would ...
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How to deal with intimidating people?

[m/17] My parents recently got me a personal tutor for my exams who is maybe in his late 20s. I had the first class recently, which was three hours long. Within the first 30 minutes or so he asked me ...
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How to deal with a teacher who bullies me?

Cultural Background: I come from a highly conservative country which follows Islam. According to cultural and I think religious perceptions, being transgender is not okay at all! Having to do ...
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How to deal with a super perfectionist classmate?

I am 17 years old. There is a girl in my class, let's call her Anne, who is very stubborn. For her to be happy, everything has to be perfect. I have no problem with it, as long as it doesn't affect ...
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How to tell my classmates that I don't want to sit in the back row

I'm currently attending a five-year school about Business and Media Design. I'm in my 4th year and I'm 17 years old. In the last half year my classmates have become very annoying for me. Today it ...
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How can I convince my teacher that I'm still suffering from mental illness, despite him insisting I'm over it? [closed]

I'm 17 years old and live in Austria. I currently attend the 4th grade at my "Highschool". Since I was 4 years old, I have problems with depression and other mental illness-stuff. In my second year I ...
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How to talk to my teacher after my valedictorian speech script was altered beyond recognition?

In a few days time I will be giving a valedictorian speech at my high school graduation. The teachers in charge asked me to show them my speech so I did. Just now a very different speech was sent to ...
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How to get more co-operation from a teacher who discourages a student from asking questions to clear his confusion?

Kindly excuse the long question because you need a lot of background details in order to provide good answers here. I did add the India tag but feel that this is not necessarily a culture-specific ...
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