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Keep Your Answers Short, But Positive

You can craft a short, to-the-point response that will satisfy most family members.

If they continue to probe after your short answer, remain consistent with short, upbeat responses. We often think under these circumstances that we need to get detailed but if you think about many other conversations, especially around Thanksgiving time (with loads of people), they are usually fairly superficial and short.

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