learn how to listen without actually listening
girl: [insert some irrelevant babble]
you: *playing Madden 2012*
girl: [insert more irrelevant sh*t]
you: "that's crazy"
girl: [says a statement that seeks affirmation from you]
girl: i know right?
girl: [continues to go on & on about more irrelevant sh*t]
you: [rephrases the last few things she said into a question to make her think IGAF ]
girl: [talks for the next 20 minutes]
its a skill brehs....