Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to be awkward

Posted at 6:58 PM, Nov 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-25 18:58:01-05

CINCINNATI -- It happens to the best of us: awkward dinner table conversation.

Even your favorite relatives can bring up a touchy subject, even with the best of intentions.

For example, "why did you two break up?" or "why haven't you found a job yet?"

According to family therapists, coming up with a safe topic -- like sports, movies, television or mutual friends and family -- can help alleviate any awkward holiday encounters.

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