Awesome Etiquette ® – Infinite Guest Podcast Ne

Awesome Etiquette ® – Infinite Guest Podcast Ne

Canada

Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning of the Emily Post Institute answer your questions about etiquette in the 21st century. Awesome Etiquette guides listeners through everything from traditional etiquette quandaries to newly emerging issues in the modern world. Part of the Infinite Guest network from American Public Media.

Episodes

121: Regret-Free Money Lending  

A really good friend has emotionally confided that she is in financial difficulty. You decide to lend her some money, expecting she'll use it to pay some bills. She happily lets you know she's bought holiday gifts instead. What should your reaction be?

120: Making Amends for Over-Imbibing  

At a recent pre-holiday weekend gathering with friends, you had too much to drink and spoke and behaved in a manner you regret. How do you own up to your mistake? Should you make a blanket apology or apologize individually? And how should you word your apology?

119: Lesbian Wedding Guest List Challenges  

You and your partner have decided to tie the knot. How do you handle wedding invitations when some of your relatives have openly disapproved of your relationship? Are there points of etiquette that will allow you to be magnanimous and discerning when making the guest list?

118: Family Guest Gluttony  

You love to entertain family and friends and you are generous to a fault. But there's one family member in particular who always succeeds in eating and drinking you out of house and home and is offended by hints to curb his appetite. When is it time to throw politeness out the window and put a stop to this outrageous behavior?

117: Good First Impression Gifting  

This Christmas, you’re flying halfway across the country to meet your boyfriend’s family for the first time. What gift(s) can you bring to take on the plane or send beforehand that will say ‘thank you for having me’ and make a good first impression? And should you also buy them a Christmas gift or gifts?

116: Re-Gifting Dos and Don'ts  

Lizzie and Dan review the rules for re-gifting. One is to proceed with caution, and be aware of the possible repercussions.

Episode #115: Kick Out Your Guests  

The holidays are the biggest party season of the year. You and your fiance love to throw them, but lately, there’s been a problem; guests who overstay their welcome. What are some subtle and not-so-subtle hints to let your guests know the party is over?

Episode #115: Kick Out Your Guests  

The holidays are the biggest party season of the year. You and your fiance love to throw them, but lately, there’s been a problem; guests who overstay their welcome. What are some subtle and not-so-subtle hints to let your guests know the party is over?

Episode #114: Vegan Thanksgiving Strife  

Your staunchly vegan auntie’s anti-meat attitudes are disrupting your family’s Thanksgiving gathering. How do you ease tensions, respect dietary choices, and still embrace the bird?

114: Vegan Thanksgiving Strife  

Your staunchly vegan auntie’s anti-meat attitudes are disrupting your family’s Thanksgiving gathering. How do you ease tensions, respect dietary choices, and still embrace the bird?

Episode #113: Post Election Etiquette  

One of the most bitter, divisive elections in modern history is over. Whether your candidate won or lost, can good etiquette heal a wounded nation?

113: Post Election Etiquette  

One of the most bitter, divisive elections in modern history is over. Whether your candidate won or lost, can good etiquette heal a wounded nation?

Episode #112: AWOL at the In-Laws  

Your brother-in-law is hosting a family party. His plan is for everyone to watch a movie you’ve seen, and you’re disappointed you can’t spend the time talking with relatives. You leave to do some chores, but you return. Is anyone in the wrong?

112: AWOL at the In-Laws  

Your brother-in-law is hosting a family party. His plan is for everyone to watch a movie you've seen, and you're disappointed you can’t spend the time talking with relatives. You leave to do some chores, but you return. Is anyone in the wrong?

Episode #111: Handshake Anxiety  

Germophobes may be anxious about shaking hands, especially during the cold and flu season. Is there ever a polite way to deny a handshake?

111: Handshake Anxiety  

Germophobes may be anxious about shaking hands, especially during the cold and flu season. Is there ever a polite way to deny a handshake?

Episode #110: Standing Up For Your Baby Name  

You’ve been open about your quest to find the perfect baby name. A friend hears your tentative choice and sends you another list of names to consider. Is she being helpful, or is something else at play?

110: Standing Up For Your Baby Name  

You’ve been open about your quest to find the perfect baby name. A friend hears your tentative choice and sends you another list of names to consider. Is she being helpful, or is something else at play?

Episode #109: Mother/Son Political Polarization  

A mother and son with opposing political views can work it out by agreeing not to discuss them. But what happens when the mother violates that agreement by posting her strident opinions on her son’s Facebook wall?

109: Mother/Son Political Polarization  

A mother and son with opposing political views can work it out by agreeing not to discuss them. But what happens when the mother violates that agreement by posting her strident opinions on her son’s Facebook wall?

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