8. You don’t pick up on body language
“This is big.
My brother is really socially awkward in some subtle ways, and this is his biggest issue. He doesn’t pick up on body language when someone isn’t interested in what he is saying. So, as a result, he’ll just keep talking about whatever random thing that no one understands. I’ve learned to just tell him to shut up because I’m not interested. But, I’m his brother, and it took me 20 years to realize this is what needed to happen.
This is consistent too. Too many people will start conversations that other people can’t keep up with, so it kills the mood and socially awkward people seem to notice THAT, but they don’t understand WHY.
Keep the conversation to stuff you have in common, or something that others can converse about.
Stop bringing up the obscure anime that you found last week.” — Twilicerralia