Awkward Questions to Ban from Your Dinner Table

My high school global studies teacher always told us: There are three things you don’t discuss at the dinner table: money, religion and politics. His words have been my life mantra ever since. I never minded telling folks, “sorry, I don’t discuss politics” in bars or parties. Like, can we talk about this when alcohol […]

The Scariest Question Ever

Scariest question ever? It’s not “When can I meet your parents?”— or the ever-so-awful “Paper or plastic?” It’s even worse… “What are you doing?” My answer to this question is usually a lie… “Nothing.” Answering this question is like saying you’re fine when someone asks how you’re doing. Instead of venting about frustration or expressing excitement, […]