Questions tagged [reconnecting]

Use this tag to indicate that your question is about restarting a relationship (romantic or otherwise) with someone you've lost touch with. This should be used in accordance with a tag such as friendship to indicate the type of relationship you previously had.

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How do I reconnect with a friend after they tried once and I failed to respond

Background I've been out of college for about 4 years now, and during that time I've lost contact with one of my best friends. After I graduated college, I took a job in another city and moved about ...
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What is something humorous or clever I can say while fundraising on the street to intrigue people? [closed]

I canvass on busy street corners and sidewalks for a humanitarian organization as a professional fundraiser. I spend most of my energy during the day just trying to invite people to have a human ...
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How can I gently question my friendship with someone who may or may not be my friend?

I moved to a metropolitan area for work so I didn't and still kinda don't know many people. I have a few friends now but am not trying to lose anyone so I've considered just breaking off all ...
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How to help sister not over-dose on video games like I did?

I am the type of person who is very fond of video games. I've been playing them ever since I was 5 (I am now.. I think 13, maybe 14). I would play them as soon as I could and as long as I could. That ...
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How can I find out if my in-laws want to get back together?

My in-laws split a few years ago. The reason wasn't anything big (at least to my opinion) but this is not the point... My wife has spoken with both recently and they both seem to regret getting ...
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How to get along with a parent that has painfully different views & values?

I'm struggling to connect more with my mom and want to know how to overcome one of the most significant boundaries that keeps ruining our efforts. In short the challenge is that we have such different ...
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How to approach Co-Worker who seems to avoid talking to me?

So, I recently started working and so I'm new to the workplace. I came in around the same time as the girl who sits opposite me (she has about 3 months on me). That being said, my first two weeks in, ...
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How do I rebut my Dad's political Facebook posts that are factually untrue and offensive, without destroying a fragile relationship?

This is a delicate matter because we recently reconnected after over 20 years. It turns out that he is a die-hard supporter of a political figure that I dislike. I'm an adult. I can deal with ...