It can also be about finding a good time to talk things through with them; when they feel comfortable.
James: You could also take a look at our article about talking to your boyfriend/girlfriend.
Since in a chat, you may not be able to show your face, emoticons and other such options may help you to convey that you are smiling to the chat partner.
When you are approaching a stranger on chat, don't be nervous. A conversation is a mutual experience When you are having chat with anyone else it should be a mutual experience.
You don't have to worry about not knowing what to say.
[Rosie: I feel like my relationship is all one-way and I find it difficult to talk to my partner about it as they won't listen to me. Tamsin: Relationships are a two-way street and should be balanced.
It's important for you to feel listened to, but sometimes it can be hard for people to listen when they may not want to hear what's being said.
Show interest It is very important in any communication to show interest about the other person.