FalseHooHa
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How can I deal diplomatically with a feminist neighbor who continuously delivers political speeches in private?
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From the tone of most answers, it seems most people agree with her position, but feel that she conveys it wrong. For people who may read this question and disagree with her view, I will post a few ...

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How to make someone respect your time when making plans without being rude?
27 votes

Very good question. My question is, how do I set boundaries and let someone know that I can't make plans with them again because they are leaving me hanging, wasting my time and I can't sit around ...

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How to convey "special needs" in a positive way for a job interview?
17 votes

Be extremely clear about your behavior. Your post is loaded with examples too - and you did a great job elucidating your behavior and concerns, so it's a matter of verbally communicating what you ...

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As a pedestrian, how to get someone to stop following you in a car?
10 votes

Be careful. Some neighborhoods have a watch that makes it perfectly legal to make sure you follow the neighborhood's rules (and these can be weird). Calling the police on someone who may be ...

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Meeting someone who used to bully me
9 votes

My ideal outcome would be to end the conversation as quickly as possible, without being confrontational, but also without being false – I don’t want to pretend I like Brian when I don’t. You can do ...

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How to join in when people are gossiping?
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Only for the people who do this, but prefer to be more like-able socially (I used to make this mistake): I'm talking about topics that aren't considered fun by them. I like talking about politics, ...

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When someone states a view I don't agree with, and asks for confirmation, how to avoid giving it without triggering a debate?
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Assuming it's not done in bad faith to provoke a debate, but it just occurs naturally to them, as they expect agreement or sympathy from those around them, how can I avoid expressing agreement, in ...

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How to respond when people mock a skill or talent they just found out you do/have?
8 votes

For your specific case, you are oversensitive. None of the examples you list are mocking you. The first one is someone trying to relate to you (it actually says more about you then them if you think ...

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How to deal with an awkward situation at work
2 votes

I've been in a similar situation and here's a few tips - though your culture will have the biggest impact on the final answer. This answer assumes you're in a Western culture, like the US, Canada, ...

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How can I calm myself down when giving a presentation?
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How can I calm myself down as I'm speaking? I shook like crazy in my first speech in junior high and quickly became the butt of all my classmates jokes. It sucked bad. I learned 2 ways to deal with ...

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How to stop/prevent opinion based/nuisance arguments?
1 votes

Two of the answers look at this situation from a technology standpoint, but what about a generic situation (which the question asked) - how to avoid or stop an argument involving opinions or nuances? ...

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How do I learn to pick my battles a little better?
1 votes

Should I learn to let things go? How do I figure out which things to let go? Reflection. What battles have you won that have really benefited you in the long run? And if you won those battles, what ...

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How to handle my girlfriend when she takes things wrong way?
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I love her a lot and I genuinely care for her, that's why a lot of the time I keep telling her that she should stop getting angry because that's a bad thing and in return she starts hating me. Since ...

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What should I do with a short, unintentional eye contact?
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What would be the right/normal thing to do here? You have many possibilities: You can smile and say hi. You can ask how they're doing, such as "Hi, how are you?" This works for people you know or ...

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Explaining why I don't use social media
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Great question - this comes up from time to time. I answer only to help others who come across this issue. Unusual advice: lead your conversations more instead of follow. About half the time this ...

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