We've all been there. Here's what to do next time the conversation has taken a wrong turn.
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Step 1 Interrupt the person Interrupt the person politely during a pause in the conversation and take control of the discussion.
Step 2 Comment on situation Make a comment on your surroundings. This can help redirect a conversation if a discussion stalls or becomes uncomfortable.
Step 3 Give them a compliment Give the person speaking a compliment on their appearance or attitude, which will change the focus of the discussion.
Step 4 Ask how and why questions Ask a how or why question about another topic to open up a different conversation.
Be confident and look them in the eye when speaking.
Step 5 Start a new conversation Start a new conversation with someone else if you’re with other people and the one who’s talking becomes obsessive about something dull.
Spending 10 minutes talking to another person can help improve your memory.