Why are Social Skills important?
When I was a child, people regularly told my mother that my sister and I had such nice manners. My mother’s response was "thank you", but really we just had nice company manners. In other words, we had one set of behaviors for the public and a less pleasant set for home. We had a skill – knowing how to adjust our behaviors to match the environment. When you go to the library, there is an accepted way to conduct yourself. And within the library itself, you can be more acti