Holiday_FamilyMeal_300We've all been there: right in the hot seat at the holiday dinner table, as everyone from granny to auntie grills us on our love life, finances, and child-rearing capabilities. Here's how to take a deep breath and get through it, from Social Q's: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries, and Quagmires of Today by Philip Galanes.
Unlike hit-and-run holiday encounters with our friends and colleagues, holiday dinners with the extended family provide a special challenge: How to answer our relatives' incredibly personal questions about things that are NONE of their *^&%$# business! Well, just as the best military strategists have a number of battle plans at the ready, so, too, will we require a number of tactics for fending off our nearest and dearest during the holidays.
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