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An Introvert’s Guide to Social Interaction

If you’re an introvert, you probably grapple with the question of how to avoid an excessive amount of social interaction with people, while still maintaining relationships. This is a constant struggle for those of us who simultaneously value and and dread social contact. Have no fear– here are some tips for how to manage  minimal social interaction when engaging with others: 1. When someone asks if you are busy, don’t commit to yes or no. Ask questions. Mention that you might have an…

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Cuccinelli vs. McAuliffe: Gubernatorial Race Update

The Virginia gubernatorial race remains neck in neck as Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli maintain their aggressive campaigns and starkly dissimilar platforms.

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Opportunity: Marriage Debate on Friday

Social issues tend to be at the root of some of the most divisive debates in our society. They divide people, even people within the ranks of single political parties: Republican and Democrat. They ruin dinner conversations among family members. Why do discussions about social issues become so intense? It seems to me that differences in opinion regarding various social issues arise from fundamental differences in the way that individuals view the world and people. Often, people do not discuss such fundamental…

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