Stop Asking Close Friends How They Are

Imaginative ways to ask how someone is, and connect on a deeper level

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Three little words, which appear thoughtful. Yet they create stagnation in conversation.

I sometimes find myself acting like a petulant teenager, and replying to well-intentioned messages of “how are you?” with a “fine”.




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Ali Hall

Ali Hall

🏆 Top Writer. Kindness = my superpower. ✍Psychology, friendship, social justice, feminism & personal growth. Lover of trail running & dogs.💦 Spread the Ripple

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