A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
For questions about interactions with friends, people with whom you share personal details of your lives and enjoy shared activities.
Questions about having conversations with other people, and how to achieve certain things when having them. This can be covering (or avoiding) certain topics, starting them, keeping them going or brin…
only for questions involving a significant other or sexual partner.
Questions that have a specific focus on people in the United States, or American culture.
For questions regarding to the avoiding of an imminent conflict, or the general avoiding of a conflict that occurs on a regular basis. Questions regarding ongoing conflicts, or conflicts that are alre…
For any issues related to family or families, whether it is the questioner's family or someone else's family. (Can be used for questions relating to gatherings for families.)
For questions about situations which are awkward for anyone concerned. This tag should be used when awkwardness is the key part of the problem.
if the question is related to the work environment, such as an issue with your boss, your coworkers, or someone you have authority over.
Questions where acting with consideration, tact, deference, or courtesy is important. Include other tags for cultural context! For questions regarding someone else being rude, use the "rudeness" tag i…
Etiquette is a set of rules or customs that control accepted behaviour in particular social groups or social situations.
For questions with regards to conflicts, such as how to deal with them or how to get involved with one. This tag is typically used for situations where there is already a conflict. If your question co…
For questions about interacting with one's coworkers, whether local or remote.
Questions about how best to approach saying "no", or declining requests. Please explain in your question why just saying "no" is not sufficient.
Questions that have a specific focus on people in the United Kingdom or British culture.
should be used when boundaries (either yours or someone else's) play a major role in the situation at hand. This could involve questions about how to respect other people's boundaries, how to…
Questions involving money, either the giving of or or the receiving of it, or how to handle money as a group.
Questions involving someone's mother or father, either biological or legal, and interactions between them or also interactions between yourself and one of them. Can also be used for interactions with …
Questions related to interacting with others online, including via chatroom, social media, audio/video chat, or any other method of communicating online. Can also be used for long-distance-relationshi…
For questions involving people who have shown a tendency to be stubborn, uncomprehending, or otherwise difficult to communicate with. Use this tag for issues like personality conflicts, not for diffic…
For questions about socially mixing up with others, or make someone behave in a way that is acceptable to their society.
For questions pertaining to people who share accommodation, whether a room or a house, but without necessarily being in "a relationship."
Questions that have a specific focus on people in India, or Indian culture.
Questions that have a specific focus on people in Germany or German culture.
Questions about interacting with people you are not familiar with.
Questions related to interpersonal skills in a friend group. Use this tag to ask about various skills that are commonly needed in a group of friends.
For questions involving a romantic relationship, whether it is a current, previous or hoped for relationship or involving the romantic relationship of another couple.
For questions where the author is looking for a way achieve their goal. Such as to properly convey certain feelings or to inform someone about a problem.
Questions that have a specific focus on people in the European region, more specifically when it is not necessary to use country-specific tags (such as [united-kingdom]).
Questions that have a specific focus on people in the Netherlands or Dutch culture.
For questions relating to or asked by people on the autism spectrum (this includes what was previously known as "Asperger", as well as "high functioning" and "low functioning" autism).
For issues that usually occur in public, in public locations or in the public eye. This can include in cafes, shops, or public transport.
For questions where rudeness is pertinent to any party of an encounter, whether that is the person asking or a third party. Include other tags for cultural context! For questions regarding how to be p…
for questions where the primary interactions are between neighbors. Common scenarios involve setting boundaries and resolving conflicts.
for questions looking to identify interpersonal skills which can help another person with interpersonal issues. Questions must have a clear and specific goal!
Situations where the end goal is to gain someone's friendship or to strengthen it.
for questions about making requests to other people, be it about information, a favor, or a task. Don't use this tag for requests for the Interpersonal Skills site itself - post those on m…