Social skills are the set of behavioral strategies and the ability to implement those behaviors that help solve a social situation effectively; in a manner acceptable to both an individual and the social context in which the individual finds him/herself.
They allow for feelings, attitudes, desires, opinions or rights to be expressed appropriately in relation to a particular situation, and at the same time respect the conduct of others. Thus, they improve our interpersonal relationships, make us feel good, help us to get what we want, and prevent others from interfering in the achievement of our goals.
These behaviors are necessary to interact with and relate to others in an effective and mutually satisfying manner.
Some of them are:
Social skills are a set of behaviors that allow us to socialize with others in a satisfactory manner, so they are essential in any environment (with family, at work, in the street, etc.). Adequate execution of these skills is beneficial for learning how to express oneself and to understand others, to take into account everyone’s needs and interests, to try and find the most satisfactory solution for everyone when facing a problem, or to be supportive. All of these behaviors are essential for living in society.