It's vacation time again, and this year is different. Unlike the aesthetic of the shelter in place of the holiday celebrations of 2020, many people are now vaccinated and hope to participate in the kind of family and friends events that are more reminiscent of the pre-pandemic period. With this warmth and community, we can all find ourselves in another seasonal tradition: arguing with them. people around the dinner table.
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C ' maybe it's a long-standing rivalry with a cousin, or a curious aunt who asks you about your body clock - or maybe the only 2020-2021 disagreements over masking, vaxxing, and who actually won theelection. Whatever your type of argument, host Jane Coaston and special guest Dylan Marron are here to help. Tips and advice gleaned from Dylan's podcast and forthcoming book of the same name, " Conversations With People Who Hate Me , "Jane and Dylan explain how to empathetically engage with people who don't agree with you, and how to avoid the classic pitfalls that prevent the discussion from being productive.
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