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Dear Mary

Dear Mary: How do I avoid getting waylaid at a packed party?

16 July 2022

9:00 AM

16 July 2022

9:00 AM

Q. I have found parties frustrating this month because they have been too crowded. Is there a polite way to get through a really packed event without stopping to talk to any number of people you know and like and have things to say to, when someone you particularly want to talk to is at the other end of the room and may leave before you can get to them?

– B.A.,

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