13 Ways to Be a Better Social Animal

  • Don’t ask “What do you do?” Instead, ask “What do you like to do?”
  • Don’t suggest to people that they need to change their appearance or weight
  • Don’t tell people what to do with their stuff
  • Avoid talking politics
  • Don’t assume people are religious
  • Put down you’re phone when you’re interacting with someone in person
  • Don’t text, call.
  • It’s not cool to stereotype depression, ADHD, OCD, etc.
  • Never assume guys are into sports
  • Don’t be sexist
  • Wrap gifts instead of using gift bags
  • Your having a dog or cat is not the same thing as being a parent
  • Don’t make pointlessly loose associations