13 Fascinating Nuggets Of Random Trivia
Humans usually tend to keep our opinions and thoughts to ourselves when self-conscious. This gives us the appearance of being restricted and rigid. It may appear that they will wait for all of you to say something when starting to think about just how awkward you have become.
However, they may believe that the uncomfortable silence is their mistake. You are not alone in blaming yourself. Another person may go blank, give too simple answers, hesitate to ask a carry question, or simply be unable to keep the dialogue flowing.
It's difficult for another person to keep things interesting if we start giving bare minimum responses, such as "sure" or "yes."
As well as, regardless of who is "at fault," people try and solve the silence on their own – they are NOT going to wait for all of you to do it. These facts are a surefire cure for awkward silences, strange lulls, weird dips and bad dates. Well, maybe not that last one. You're on your own there.