How to break an awkward silence: important life hacks

By Jurassic JennApr 13, 2024 15:33 PMPsychology
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How to break an awkward silence. Source: www.quora.com

The ability to break an awkward silence in communication can help create a comfortable and interesting atmosphere for a conversation. SSPDaily tells how to acquire this important skill.

Planning a conversation

Try to prepare topics for conversation in advance that you can start with. It can be interesting news, a funny anecdote, or a question that prompts a discussion. Starting a conversation with an interesting topic will help you avoid silence and attract the attention of the other person.

Jokes

A light joke or a funny story can instantly lighten the mood and help create a more relaxed atmosphere. Humor is a universal language that brings people together and creates a sense of unity. It's important to be mindful of the type of humor you use and make sure it's appropriate for the person and the atmosphere.

Engage in an activity

Engaging in an activity, such as a simple game or solving a puzzle, can help break the silence. Participating in an activity together creates a sense of closeness, which leads to new topics of discussion.

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