How to steer clear of conversational land mines, avoid a Thanksgiving food fight

Politically mixed families face a particular challenge at the holiday dinner table. (Source: Steven Doyle)

The Daily Beast’s Thanksgiving tips on how to steer clear of conversational land mines—and keep the stuffing from flying to avoid a Thanksgiving food fight …“it has become harder than ever to have a civil conversation. Because we feel so wounded, our ability to handle a perceived attack is decreased. And that’s part of what everybody fears at Thanksgiving: that someone will ‘go off.’”

For the complete article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/21/how-to-avoid-a-thanksgiving-food-fight.html

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