You’ve tried and tried, but it just won’t fit. You can envision it in a smaller size—one that would make you look good—but it keeps spilling over the edges and bulging at the seams. It feels awkward and uncomfortable, but you don’t know what to do.
I’m talking about your speech, not the way you fit into your jeans. But the solution to both problems may essentially be the same. You have to rein in your speech if you want a good fit. Here are five ways to put some limits on your loquaciousness: