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Old 06-21-2013, 04:52 AM
 
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What to do with boring guests which does not want participate into any activitetes? Leave them alone in your home and go outdoors?
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:15 AM
 
Location: State of Being
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Ugggh. That's a hard one. It would help to know more info about your guests . . . such as -- are they close family or friends? Did they come visit you b/c they were looking for lodging for a cheap vacation? Did they come "just to see you?" Have you been their guest before at their home (and what did you do when you were with them).

Do you live in a place that offers a lot of other activities?

Do you work full or part time?

Have you asked them what they would like to do?

Are they near your age or a lot younger or older?
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Old 06-21-2013, 06:18 AM
 
Location: Back at home in western Washington!
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Welcome to my world soon. My in-laws are antisocial and don't ever seem to want to go anywhere when they are here. My husband and I both work all day, but even when we get home in the evenings, they seem perfectly content to hang out in the house.

I have printed a list of things locally for them to go check out during the day. Perhaps you could also print a list and have your guests pick something to do / see each day.
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:24 AM
 
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anifan is correct...it depnds on who they are and how long they're your guests.

-- an acquaintance couple you've had over for dinner one time? you suck it up and don't invite them again

-- in-laws who are visiting for a couple of days -- you still suck it up. You can also so what sabinrose is doing. If you're working while they're visiting see if you can suggest things for them to do. If not they might be perfectly happy to just relax at your house. If the CONVERSATION is boring.....just push through. They'll leave soon.

I think too many people feel like THEY need to "entertain" they're visitors when company comes. I let people know -- get your own glass, food is in the fridge, here are your towels, bathroom is down the hall. Have at it." People coming to visit doesn't HAVE to be a dreaded thought. It's a short visit suck it up and move on.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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Don't invite boring guests to your home.
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Old 06-21-2013, 03:51 PM
 
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What to do with boring guests which does not want participate into any activitetes? Leave them alone in your home and go outdoors?
Set them up nice and comfortable, and tell them you'll be back later.
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Old 06-21-2013, 04:08 PM
 
Location: In my skin
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We often feel we have to show guests the town, take them out and do stuff. I'm not one of those people. Now, if you want to go out that's fine, but don't do it for my sake. I'm fine with cooking at the house and watching Netflix.

Ask them what they do for fun in their home town. See if you can stir them up that way.
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