Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

postheadericon How to Console Someone

How to Console Someone

Two Parts:Comforting the personHelping later onCommunity Q&A Sometimes your friend, family member or even yourself can be upset. At times, they just need someone to listen, other times, they want your help. Part 1 Comforting the person 1 Ask first if they want you to console them or if they want to be left alone for a little. Sometimes, the person just needs to think a little about what has happened. 2 Ask what’s wrong! Don’t just nod and say “It’ll be okay.” Assert the fact that you care. 3…

postheadericon How to Conduct Small Talk in Cyberspace

How to Conduct Small Talk in Cyberspace

What’s the last thing you posted on your Facebook status update? Have you Tweeted today? Do you know what you’re telling the web world, and furthermore, your online community? It’s important to consider your desired end result with these alluring announcements. You should be looking to communicate, not just be heard. Here are a few steps on how to make small talk with others in cyberspace. 1 Establish a purpose before you post. Are you just announcing something or are you open to a dialogue? For example, if you want…

postheadericon How to Conceive when in a Long Distance Relationship

How to Conceive when in a Long Distance Relationship

Three Methods:Making Adjustments for the Long DistanceTracking Ovulation to Maximize Your OpportunitiesMonitoring Your Physical and Emotional HealthCommunity Q&A It is an exciting time when you and your partner decide to start trying for a child. Unfortunately, conception can also be stressful if you don’t immediately become pregnant. If you are in a long distance relationship, you may face added challenges. You can still conceive when you and your partner live far apart. You will need to plan carefully and put some extra effort into conception during a long distance relationship….

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How to Compromise

Two Methods:Compromising in a RelationshipCompromising at WorkCommunity Q&A Coming to a compromise can be incredibly difficult, no matter if it’s with your boss at work, or with your significant other. Fortunately, there are ways to make the compromise happen more easily and less painfully. Coming to the table open to compromise and being willing to listen, are two of the big ones! Method 1 Compromising in a Relationship 1 Open communication. You have to make sure that you have open communication before you start trying to compromise. Being open in…

postheadericon How to Compliment People

How to Compliment People

Four Parts:Compliment HelpComplimenting CorrectlyFinding Things to ComplimentSpecific SituationsCommunity Q&A It feels good to receive a compliment. Compliments bring positive feelings that come because someone has noticed something about you they deemed worthy of praise. Compliments are important components of sociability and are also useful devices for beginning conversations. For some, giving compliments is an uncomfortable venture because of uncertainties. If you can relate to this anxiety, start at Step 1 to learn how to suitably give compliments. Compliment Help Sample List of Compliments Compliment Flirt Cheat Sheet Sample Compliment Reactions…

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How to Air Kiss

Two Parts:Giving an Air KissUnderstanding the Differing Cultural ConventionsCommunity Q&A Do you need a greeting that’s somewhere between a formal handshake and a too-intimate kiss? In these cases, an air kiss, in which you brush cheeks and kiss the air near someone’s cheek, is a good display of social decorum. Part 1 Giving an Air Kiss 1 Understand when an air kiss is appropriate. Consider both the occasion and the nature of your relationship with each person you greet. Different occasions and different levels of familiarity warrant different greetings, so…

postheadericon How to Comfort Your Girlfriend when She Is Upset

How to Comfort Your Girlfriend when She Is Upset

Two Parts:Comforting Her VerballyComforting Her PhysicallyCommunity Q&A When your girlfriend is upset, there are two parts to comforting her. She will need to feel emotional support through the things you say. Also, she will need to feel secured through the physical support that you give her. If you combine these correctly, she’ll feel better in no time. Part 1 Comforting Her Verbally 1 Ask her what’s wrong. No matter what your opinion is, keep it to yourself. Let her vent and get the story out, just nodding and adding a…

postheadericon How to Comfort a Girl

How to Comfort a Girl

Three Parts:Approaching the GirlMaking Her Feel BetterContinuing to Offer ComfortCommunity Q&A It’s not always easy to help a girl who is upset. She may want a hug, some affection — or to be left completely alone. So how do you know what to do to make the girl feel better — instead of even worse? Read this article to find out. Part 1 Approaching the Girl 1 Read the situation. What is the girl really upset about? Is it something completely devastating, like the loss of a grandparent, or something…

postheadericon How to Comfort a Grieving Friend

How to Comfort a Grieving Friend

Two Methods:Comforting a friend after a family member’s deathComforting friends after a friend is lost to suicideCommunity Q&A When a friend is grieving, it can be tempting to offer more than a listening ear and to try and prod them into releasing their feelings. However, it’s not a friend’s place to force talk or discussion of grieving; the place for a friend is to be understanding, to hold a hand without talking and to be there as needed, without judgment or pressure. Comforting a grieving friend may require restraint on…

postheadericon How to Comfort Your Girlfriend

How to Comfort Your Girlfriend

Two Methods:Talking Things Through with Your GirlfriendExpressing Your Caring Non-VerballyCommunity Q&A When you see someone you care about in distress, it’s easy to feel helpless. This is particularly true in a romantic relationship, where emotions tend to get exaggerated. There are many reasons a girlfriend may need comforting: She may be upset or angry about something that happened, or simply feeling blue and in need of some warmth. How you go about comforting your girlfriend depends largely on the girl and the connection you have with her. Fortunately, the simple…