5. “It’s kinda’ quiet, isn’t it?” Don’t hesitate to acknowledge the silence.
“It’s better than not saying anything and making him sweat even more, right?” a kind woman in her 20s justifies. If he’s struggling to come up with something to say, the worst thing you can do is not say anything at all. When he’s desperate like that, any comment you can add will help ease the pressure and allow the conversation to flow.