What to Talk About Instead

Politics around the Thanksgiving table can be like throwing a lit match into a tank of gasoline!  In fact, sometimes all conversation can be a challenge.  Here are some idea starters… Although I looked at the list and some of these can be dangerous too.

1. Football
2. Television – fall favorite finale
3. The weather
4. Shared memories – Give everyone a chance to tell their favorite story about someone else at the table.
5. Each other – Try asking someone about something they’re proud of — like their kids, the newly redecorated room in their house or that big project they’re doing at work.

If you can’t avoid it…maybe you can volunteer to clean the dishes. Slowly. By hand.

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