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7. Be Conscious of Conversational Taboos

Avoid potentially sensitive topics like politics, religion, or personal finances unless you know the person well and the setting is appropriate.

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7. Be Conscious of Conversational Taboos

Avoid potentially sensitive topics like politics, religion, or personal finances unless you know the person well and the setting is appropriate.

Bad Conversation Starters

Bad Conversation Starters

  • Questions about salary are often considered intrusive and inappropriate.
  • Avoid talking about politics and religion, as many have strongly held opinions about it.
  • Sexuality, age, appearance, past relationships and death are...

What Not To Do

  • Avoid discussing politics and religion as many people have strong feelings about these topics and if your opinion differs from theirs, an unpleasant argument could ensue.
  • Tasteless jokes, especially those which target a specific gender, cultural group or sensitive topic...

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