I’ve come up with a few icebreakers to get the conversation started when you’re with a group of unfamiliar people. Or even familiar ones.
Sometimes it falls to us to start an exchange in a social setting. Weather is a safe topic, but it’s rather boring and unimaginative. Bragging about your children isn’t a great idea – it’s like a verbal version of having to look at too many photos on a smartphone. All 743 of them.
Politics and religion are good topics to abstain from because there’s a decent chance your views on those subjects could elicit disagreement, or at worst, a battle.
So I’ve amassed a set of facts for you to consider.