Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

postheadericon How to Have an Effective Handshake

How to Have an Effective Handshake

For those cultures that value the handshake, much meaning is transferred by the manner in which you proffer your hand and the method with which you shake the other person’s hand. Some people make instant judgments about your character as a result of your handshake, so it pays to make sure it’s conveying what you want it to. 1 Know when to use your handshake. The appropriate times to shake another person’s hand include: When you are introduced to someone When you say goodbye to someone At the beginning or…

postheadericon How to Have a Long Distance Relationship

How to Have a Long Distance Relationship

Are you finding it difficult to cope with a partner living far away from you? It is common in relationships for this to happen and you may start questioning your relationship on a whole. Below, you should find some helpful tips which may help you to overcome this. 1 You will need to trust your partner. One of the most important factors within a relationship is trust. Without it, there can be a lot of mixed feelings which may lead to jealousy or betrayal. 2 Be honest with each other,…

postheadericon How to Have a Long Term Relationship

How to Have a Long Term Relationship

Three Parts:Putting Your Relationship to the TestSettling Down for the Long TermKeeping Your Love AliveCommunity Q&A Sometimes, security starts to seem like a good thing. If you’re tired of playing the field, or are interested in turning a good relationship into a serious commitment, you may have a lot of questions about how to make it work. You can learn to tell whether or not you’re ready for a longterm relationship, as well as how to make it work and keep your relationship fresh. Part 1 Putting Your Relationship to…

postheadericon How to Have a Great Conversation

How to Have a Great Conversation

Three Methods:Starting the ConversationBeing an Active ParticipantBenefiting From Great ConversationsCommunity Q&A Making conversation can be difficult. Sometimes you feel shy, or maybe you don’t have much in common with the person you’re talking to. Learning to become a good conversationalist is not as difficult as you may imagine, but it does requires some practice. Whether it’s at a dinner party, your school, or over the phone, good conversations start when two or more people feel comfortable talking with each other. There are several steps you can take to learn to…

postheadericon How to Avoid Stressing Over Divorced Dating

How to Avoid Stressing Over Divorced Dating

Just divorced? Or maybe you are going through divorce right now? You should not be stressed to date anybody. It is your right to do so, you cannot blame yourself forever for what went wrong during your wedding. Better get over it, and date. There’s nothing to feel guilty about. I know it’s easier said than done, but I do hope that this article will be of some help 🙂 1 Forgive. Maybe it’s you who are to blame for your divorce or maybe it is your spouse. Whatever be the…

postheadericon How to Have a Gay Friend

How to Have a Gay Friend

Four Methods:Finding a Gay Friend (If You Are Also Gay)Making a Gay Friend (If You Are Straight)Reacting to a Friend Coming OutAccepting a Friend’s Sexual OrientationCommunity Q&A Are you looking for a new gay or lesbian friend? Perhaps you have always wanted a gay friend or maybe you just want to meet other gay and lesbian people like you. Or did you just find out that your friend is attracted to the same sex and you are unsure how you feel about that? Whether you are looking for a new…

postheadericon How to Have a Good Argument

How to Have a Good Argument

The most important part of having a good argument is to know how to stay calm and be respectful. If you have that baseline, then you can make the other person come around to seeing your side of the story — or at least make sure that you don’t end up having a fistfight. Just work on being reasonable and confident about your point of view and you’ll be able to make a strong case for yourself. 1 Stay calm. The energy you give off is usually picked up on…

postheadericon How to Handle Unreliable Friends

How to Handle Unreliable Friends

Three Methods:Helping an Unreliable Friend ChangeConsidering Your OptionsDefining the Unreliable BehaviorCommunity Q&A Ever found that a certain friend often makes plans with you, only to break or change them at the last minute? If you have, chances are you have an unreliable friend. Such a person in your life can make you feel like your time and friendship aren’t valued. Learn how to deal with unreliable friends in a diplomatic manner. Method 1 Helping an Unreliable Friend Change 1 Call out the behavior. Your friend is often inconsiderate of your…

postheadericon How to Handle Long Distance Love Affairs

How to Handle Long Distance Love Affairs

Long distance relationships (LDR) aren’t easy, but sometimes they become necessities when those involved really want to stay together and distance is a factor. 1 Weigh the costs and benefits of distance. The longer you have been together before the long distance relationship, the more likely it is you will have some rapport to get you through the tough stuff. If you have just started dating or meet over the internet, etc. Things may be much harder. 2 The more you communicate, the more relation gets strong. Decide how you…

postheadericon How to Handle a Fair Weather Friendship

How to Handle a Fair Weather Friendship

Three Methods:Deciding What to Do with the FriendshipEnding the FriendshipIdentifying a Fair Weather FriendCommunity Q&A A true friend is always there to help, in both times of triumph and crisis. However, there are some friends who are only there in fortunate circumstances. It can be difficult to handle those types of friendships, but doing so can be accomplished with maturity. Method 1 Deciding What to Do with the Friendship 1 Determine if your friend can change. You may have a friend who isn’t around when things get difficult, but that…