I hate small talk too. I ask questions to get to know people instead. People love to talk about themselves. I also tell people i ES g to be friends with about my differences in relating. You might be surprised by support from them.
It gets me nervous , most of the time I don’t know what to say and when I do … I stumble
Just keep goin at it! Sometimes social anxiety will strike and make you feel awful or awkward, but remember that the other person will not think as much about it later on, and that you are just doing the best you can at the moment. It gets better <3
Dont worry! Small talk is a skill that you can build up. The first interaction of 'small talk' that ppl seem to do is when meeting each other is " Hi/hello/Good Morning or evening, how are you doing?". You can use your current talking location as a guide to small talk. Ie.. Home: "Did you eat yet? Did you get good sleep?" Work: " Has it been a good shift/day for you so far? Have things been smooth? Any troubles?". Things like that. I struggled with this as well and have found a good way to do it so far. I hope this helps
why is not being able to make small talk a problem for you ?
How do you usually fee when doing small talk?
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