How To Save A Girls Trip When Things Go Wrong
Cosmopolitan India|January 2020
Hi, it’s your drama/disaster survival guide!
Ashley Mateo

1. HAVE A SOLUTION-ORIENTED PERSPECTIVE

When you throw together long flights, different time zones, and weird sleeping arrangements, it’s hardly surprising that your crew can go from tight to fight. “Confront drama early—just not in front of everyone else,” says Kelly Lewis, Founder of Go! Girl Guides. Bring your most-annoyed pal to the side and ask her what’s up. Is she whining because she really wants to go snorkelling but everyone else is dealing with the aftermath of last night’s party? Play counsellor and build a few hours of free time into your schedule every day. That way, she can have an actual adventure while the sleepy crew sleeps. But if one gal really just isn’t a good traveller—fun!—don’t be mean about it. Ask what she needs to feel more comfortable.

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