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Philip Galanes

New York Times

Philip Galanes appears in the following:

Philip Galanes Answers Your 'Back to School' Questions

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Classroom bullies, distracted students, impatient teachers... Philip Galanes solves your school dilemmas! 

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Sorry Not Sorry: Your Questions About Apologies, Answered

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Guest host Philip Galanes brings his "Social Q's" acumen to the show! He'll take your calls about how to give and receive apologies.

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When to Talk Politics at Parties, and Other Social Dilemmas Solved by Philip Galanes

Thursday, June 30, 2016

When is it okay to talk politics at parties? Philip Galanes tells us how to read a room. 

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'Is it Too Soon to Text Back?' Your Dating Questions, Answered

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Just in time for Valentine's Day, New York Times "Social Q’s" columnist Philip Galanes answers all of your questions about love, dating (online and elsewhere) and romance!

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Don't Fret About Holiday Stress: Philip Galanes Gives Advice on Gift-Giving

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

No need to be worried about holiday manners: New York Times columnist Philip Galanes is back with more advice on giving and receiving gifts gracefully.

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Pets Bringing Tension In Your Home? Your Pet-iquette Questions, Answered.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

New York Times “Social Q’s” columnist Philip Galanes guides us through the etiquette of pets!

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Philip Galanes on Lending Money to Family and Friends

Thursday, October 01, 2015

New York Times 'Social Q's' columnist returns to help us navigate the murky waters of loaning money to people close to you. 

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Of Course You Can Stay With Us!

Thursday, July 09, 2015

New York Times Social Qs columnist Philip Galanes discusses the delicate question of summer guests, and takes calls on items like when it's OK to tell someone to leave. 

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Working It Out: Philip Galanes on Workplace Etiquette

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Philip Galanes takes your calls and questions on navigating workplace etiquette.

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BFFs, Frenemies, and Everything in Between

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes answers questions on friendship—including how to make friends, keep them, and even break up with them!

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Why Hasn't She Written Back?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The New York Times 'Social Q's' columnist Philip Galanes talks about the new rules for communication etiquette in the age of information overload. 

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You Shouldn't Have: Philip Galanes on Gift Giving and Receiving

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Social Q's columnist teaches us how to navigate the holiday season.

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Philip Galanes on the Best and Worst Ways to Console Someone

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Philip Galanes, New York Times Social Q’s columnist gives advice on what to say—and do—for people dealing with illness or death in their families.

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Splitting the Bill Shouldn't Cause a Nervous Breakdown

Friday, September 19, 2014

Philip Galanes offers advice and answers questions on the best way to deal with some of the prickly issues of dining out.

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Advice for Giving and Getting Advice

Friday, June 13, 2014

Hear the NY Times Social Q's columnist on when to give advice, how to ask for it, and why unsolicited advice is "criticism, masquerading as having only your best interests at heart." 

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How to Break Up Gracefully

Monday, May 19, 2014

Philip Galanes, New York Times Social Q’s columnist gives advice on the best way to handle breakups.

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Siblings: Love 'em? Hate 'em?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

“They’re our first friends, our first enemies, our first conspirators against our parents, our first competitors. They’re the way we understand the world.”

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Philip Galanes on Gossip

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Many of us can't resist a juicy bit of gossip, but talking about people behind their backs has caused a lot of problems, hurt feelings, and heartache. New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes gives advice on how to deal with gossip! He’ll answer listener questions about gossip among friends and family, and at work. Galanes is the New York Times Social Q’s columnist and author of Social Q's: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries and Quagmires of Today.

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Please Explain: How to Survive the Holidays

Friday, November 22, 2013

Philip Galanes gives advice on how to survive the holidays—awkward holiday office parties, hosting guests, gift-giving, and all kinds of difficult family dynamics.

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Philip Galanes on Social Etiquette and Pets

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Love your friends but hate their dog? Should you warn guests with allergies that you have a cat? Philip Galanes offers advice for dealing with pets in social situations. He's the New York Times Social Q’s columnist and author of Social Q's: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries and Quagmires of Today.

Do you have questions about social etiquette and pets? Or do you have a story to share? Let us know—leave a comment!

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