The election’s over. The ballots have been counted. The
pollsters have packed up their calculators and gone home. But your friends and
fam are definitely not moving on to bigger and better convo topics—hello,
pumpkin versus pecan pie for Turkey Day! In fact, they are driving you bonkers
with their constant ballyhooing. Ready to throw in the towel? Here’s how to do
Love him or hate him, Mr. President is stickin’ around for
four more years. It’s time to stow your bellyaching and move forward…with the
folks who don’t necessarily agree with you. That doesn’t mean you have to stifle your opinion. If someone asks,
tell ‘em what you think. But do so politely.
Your FB friends are constantly carping about moving to
Canada. Or rubbing it in your face that Romney (gulp) lost. Deep breath. This
sitch has an easy fix. Just hide the FB status from the friends who are more
vocal about their political views (or switch the updates you see from all/most
to important). Just don’t start unfriending people willy-nilly. That’ll just
add to the drama.
You love dear old dad, really you do, but if he mentions
that the election was a sham one more time, you’re gonna turn your spoon into a
catapult. Get ready to load up those peas… But wait! Before you let your
veggies fly, try changing the conversation topic. If you jump in to any and
every silence with an update on your swim team training or the cool book your
class just read in English, Dad won’t be able to get a word in edgewise.
Best bud breakdown
All your friends want to talk about it how their candidate
should have won, or how their candidate should rock your socks, too. After a day of rehashing the election, it’s
totally cool to tell your chicas that your tired of talking shop 24/7. Ask ‘em
to pick another topic…or you’re gonna hit the art room to get a little work in
on your painting. Ciao!
Are you buds driving you totally nuts? Vent in the comments!
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 11/7/2012 6:13:00 PM
POSTED IN bust my bestie problem, 411 on fighting with friends, bragging bestie, I'm feeling left out, sticky sibling sitches, 411 on family feuds, how to talk to parents, election 2012, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney