social interactions


How to Stop Gossiping, According to Experts

"Intentions do matter. Instead of harping on negativity in your conversations, focus on positive gossip."


People Told Us Their Most Annoying Interactions with a Stranger

Hell truly is other people.


Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.


This Is Why You're So Socially Awkward

"There's huge cultural component to it—an anthropology of awkwardness."


We Asked Experts How to Nail Awkward Small Talk

The science of getting deep or getting the hell out of there.


What You Call Depression I Call the Truth

Does the truth really set you free, or does it only fuck you up?


A Sex Worker Explains How to Talk to Sex Workers

I would be an ass if I didn't understand that sex and money are compelling subjects, but you would be an ass if you didn't understand that I don't want to be singled out as entertainment.