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Beyond Small Talk

How to Talk to Your Dad

If it takes a little work, it’s okay to treat it like work

This story is part of How to Talk to Anyone, Forge’s guide to moving past the chitchat and truly connecting.

WWhen I was 13, my parents went to see a performance of the illusionist Uri Geller, who called my father up on stage and taught him how to…



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Tom Chiarella

Tom Chiarella: 5 books, most recently: Becoming A Life Coach. Written for Esquire, Popular Mechanics, Golf, Outside, Runner’s World, O: the Oprah Magazine, Elle