It’s incredibly important to me to have a couple of tricks down my sleeves. Not magic tricks. More like aversion methods, quick changes of the subject, and ignoring strategies, to avoid unwanted conversations. Sometimes I just need to deflect questions that I may not feel like answering. Get me?
I learned a new one. I want to share and tell.
Scene : Party where young man and young woman engage in friendly conversation after running into each other coincidentally.
“Hey who did you come here with?”
“It’s really none of your business.” Bam. Exit the tète-à-tète.