negotiation

Can I Go Behind My Partner’s Back When It Comes to Buying Dumb Shit That I Want Because Reasons?

So you promised your partner you’d stop spending money on stupid shit. But you really, really want (need) this rubbery-ass $916 life-size figurine of Arnold…

How to Get Someone to Do Something Without Giving Them an Ultimatum

Thirty-three year-old Gabriel and his boyfriend Kevin had been together for six years when they had the fight that ended their relationship. Kevin was an…

Want to Win a Negotiation? Try a Family-Style Dinner (and These Other Offbeat Ways to Get What You Want)

In spite of how many articles pitch negotiation as something easy to learn and apply with just a few simple techniques, it never quite goes…

How to Haggle Like a Goddamn Pro

I have an endless number of memories of my mom — most, if not all of them, in foreign countries — walking away from the sale of a leather…