Macauluy Culkin

How do you deal with speaking to people who constantly interrupt and talk over you?


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Willie B. good Profile
Willie B. good answered

I usually avoid rude people like that

Firstname Refreshme lastname Profile

Knowing that they usually do that I preface what I'm going to say with... " This might be a long story and I need time to give you all the info. "

~ something like that ~

Omgoodness people like that annoy the H out of me.

Heard a saying...God gave us one mouth and two ears for a reason. The reason being that we should sometimes listen more than we talk.

Toni Pauze Profile
Toni Pauze answered

I try to avoid them.

Don Barzini Profile
Don Barzini answered

If the conversation is worth having, then I’d preface my talk with, “Are you done? ....then shut (tf) up.”

Their astonishment usually provides a window of silence to speak.

If the discussion wasn’t all that important anyway, I’d abandon it.

Janis Haskell Profile
Janis Haskell answered

I try to stay clear of such people.  If I really needed to tell them something, I might send an email or a note in the mail.

Taila Nevado Profile
Taila Nevado answered

Well, if I am not too close to the person I usually wait
until they finish talking before completing what I have to say. If the
conversation is important, I would tell them to wait a minute because what I
have to say is quite important. Sometimes I prefer to avoid them. However, if
it is someone close to me, I would, without hesitating, tell them to stop doing

Darren Wolfgang Profile
Darren Wolfgang answered

Sometimes walking away from people who won't let you talk is the best thing to do i see no reason to debate with one cause these type of people are out to win a argument.

Joyce Hall Profile
Joyce Hall answered

"Excuse Me!" would you mind being quiet so I can speak?

If they still insist on interrupting, then I quit talking to them.

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