The art of Conversation: Lesson 6: Be interesting. Can't do it? Go live a little and then try again.
OR…Or, finish that glass of wine, and the glass in your friend’s hand, and try again.
Encourage the other person to talk, and act like they’re interesting.They’ll think you’re a marvelous conversationalist.
If it’s a female, say right off the bat, “Criticism completes me.” She’ll think you’re “a keeper.” (I wish that was original.)
Ahh…my wine has a dense core of black cherry and a hint of plums and a cigar box.