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.
Did You Know:
Approximately 59 percent of consumers keep unwanted gifts they plan on never using.