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How can I invite my daughter's friends over without being odd?
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Even though I am located in Germany, this could also be applicable in other locations. Make it a get together, maybe a BBQ or something like that. You invite the parents and their kids. Now you have ...

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How to properly maintain eye contact with people that have distinctive facial features?
35 votes

You can't. That is not an issue that you can resolve. They are not very comfortable with how they look themselves. Eventually, they will get around this, but there is nothing you can do immediately, ...

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How do I tell my girlfriend she's been buying me books by the wrong author for the last nine months?
34 votes

As you have already decided to tell her, be aware that it's definitely the right decision, though it should have happened earlier. Also be aware that she will be hurt to some degree. With that said, ...

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How to try to find out who stole a valuable item in a social situation?
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20 votes

Don't accuse anyone of stealing something, unless you can prove it. Otherwise people tend to get defensive and you are most likely not to get anything back from them, as nobody likes being caught ...

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How to respond to complaints from strangers about my loud toddler child?
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16 votes

In such situations you don't respond at all. You can only control your child to a certain degree at that age. You can certainly not stop them 100% from screaming all the time. There will always be ...

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What is the etiquette for responding to someone thanking me for doing my job?
6 votes

From my own experience I can tell, that everyone normally thanks everyone for participating in the meeting. Though there is no actual need to thank them and its perfectly acceptable to simply ...

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How to handle people blocking your view and breaking the rules at the theater by not sitting in their assigned seats?
6 votes

This pretty much sounds like a clear case of: You can't control how others will feel In my eyes you took the proper course of action to receive your goal and you can't change how others would ...

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How to ask a girl for a relationship
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5 votes

At first, the sentence "Willst du mit mir gehen?" is not something younger people might understand. You should be more direct with something like "Willst du mit mir zusammen sein?" or "Willst du meine ...

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How do I cope with a girlfriend who got feelings for another person but is not in love with?
3 votes

Don't break up with her. I know the situation you are in, I have been there myself and its really not nice. I assume that you don't know the guy and therefore lets focus on what you can do with your ...

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Being asked to lend a cigarette to someone who has had a stroke
2 votes

Tell her what you told us. I don't want support it, regarding her health situation this is exactly what you should tell her. Even though she decides to keep smoking (which is her right to do so), you ...

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Talking to your girlfriend about her personal messages you read by chance?
2 votes

As you are together for quite some time now, I'd suggest to have a talk about being completely open to each other. Its far easier to start this topic if you yourself have something you want to tell ...

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How to check the veracity of a rumor about a relationship?
2 votes

As you should already know the truth about the part about you wanting the relationship, there is only the other part left. How I see it, you have 2 options to find out about the other part. Track ...

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How to react when your flirt gives the same respond like you did
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She: Do we need to tell this to other party in these kind of conversations, lol. Me: Okey. She: Okey... What you did was to just accept what she said instead of asking a followup-question as you ...

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Declining a date invitation from a friend while minimizing the hurt feelings?
1 votes

Rejection always hurts, it doesn't matter from who it comes. That being said, everybody takes it differently and there is not one way to reject someone without hurting them (at least not a definitive ...

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Etiquette regarding money participation when a coworker leaves?
1 votes

Answer from germany here. In germany there is no hard need to participate in money giving. This is entirely your decision if you want to participate or not. I personally only participate in such ...

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