No politics, vax conspiracies or body shaming – keeping the peace requires you to master this skill

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With multiple generations gathered around the table, things can get awkward. Safe topics relating to your work, a book you read, or a popular TV series are great places to start dinner table conversation.
With multiple generations gathered around the table, things can get awkward. Safe topics relating to your work, a book you read, or a popular TV series are great places to start dinner table conversation.

Yes, we are concerned about the possibility of contracting Covid-19 at this time of the year. But there’s also another thing many of us dread: making small talk with relatives, friends or neighbours we haven’t seen in months.

It can get awkward.

There’s the aunt whose mouth doesn’t have a filter and is the first to comment on your weight gain or why you are still single and/or childless.

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