These 30 Mistakes Are Accidentally Making You Come Across As Socially Awkward

12. You are too stubborn

“Being stubborn, or pretending to know things that you don’t.

If you disagree with someone’s opinion, say why, it will keep the conversation going and start a discussion (hopefully not an argument though). Falsely Agreeing with someone all the time can make you look needy and people see through it.

There’s nothing wrong with admitting you don’t know something, it’s actually a respected trait to have, and again will further the conversation you’re having. Trying to push your ‘false facts’ onto someone is frustrating AF especially if you won’t listen to the other person and be open to the fact that you might be wrong. For example, try beginning the sentence with ‘I’ve heard this…’ or ‘I think this is the difference between A and B’, people will be more open to discussing the topic.” — Alemlelmle


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