The Turkey Has it Easy: Navigating Awkward Family Situations

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Many of us spend the holidays seeing people who are easier to love in theory than in practice. From sitting next to your nosy uncle to meeting your daughter's girlfriend, there is serious potential for things to get awkward, if not, dangerously offensive. On today's Forum, we want to hear about the sticky family situations you're facing on Thursday and offer you advice on how to handle it with wit and grace. So, tell us -- what situation do you need help navigating on Thursday?


Nathan Brannon, comedian; host, The Hamster Village podcast

Amy Dickinson, author, "Ask Amy" syndicated advice column; panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!"

Emmanuel Hapsis, senior editor and writer, KQED Pop; host, KQED's Pop Culture podcast, "The Cooler"

Amy Miller, comedian; host, Who's Your God" podcast

Kate Wolffe, intern, KQED Forum