The Times Well Blog asks, "What happens if you run into your therapist in public?" Answer: say hi or don't, and the shrink should follow suit. Now: what to do when you encounter an acquaintance in the waiting room? [NYT]
Rhonda Lillie and Paul Hawkins are madly in love. Their relationship began four years ago, and continues, to this day, in the very environment where it they met: the online alternate reality of Second Life.
We are all taught basic social skills when we're very young: don't talk with your mouthful, always say please and thank you, etc. But what about those important social skills that can't really be taught?