Want to skip Thanksgiving dinner with family? This expert negotiator can help


Traveling to see your family this Thanksgiving is hazardous at the height of the pandemic. So how can you tell your family you won’t be joining them this year?

Holidays are often fraught with tension, but this year could be unusually tough. A recent study suggests 38% of families plan to gather in groups of 10 people or more this Thanksgiving, with around a third saying they wouldn’t ask others to wear masks. The survey was small, with only 2,000 participants, the majority approving of safety measures – but it is indicative of potential dividing lines this holiday season. To gather, or not to gather?

What if Grandpa doesn’t mind being exposed to potential virus-carriers, but others feel the risks far outweigh the benefits? What if someone in your family doesn’t believe the coronavirus is real?

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Source: www.theguardian.com