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The big freeze: what to do when the group decides not to talk to you (20 Jan 16)

How to handle tricky situations in community meetings


Occasionally you may encounter a group which seems to have decided, en masse, not to talk to you.

Not just the odd quiet person, not just a couple who have nothing to say - but the whole group, quite deliberately it seems, refusing to participate.

This happens more often with groups of teenagers and adolescents, less frequently (thankfully) with gr…

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