What do you do if you receive a gift that leaves you speechless, disgusted, or scratching your head in bewilderment? Ignore their terrible taste and politely accept their gift.
You will need
- Acting skills
- Communication skills
Step 1 Smile Smile as you discover the terrible gift someone has actually spent money on.
Step 2 Act Act surprised, which will probably not be hard to accomplish.
Step 3 Talk Talk about the unique features it has.
Step 4 Thank them Thank them politely for the gift they shockingly chose for you.
Step 5 Change the subject Change the subject or begin opening another gift.
Step 6 Give hints Give the gift giver hints for a gift you would enjoy the next time a gift exchange is about to occur.
If you are comfortable, talk to the gift giver about their gift choice.
Step 7 Declutter Return, sell, donate, or regift the unwanted and unused gift and keep your home free of clutter.
Approximately 59 percent of consumers keep unwanted gifts they plan on never using.