If your resume reveals a long gap between one professional job and another, there’s a strong chance that your potential employers will ask you about this during your interview. If and when this happens, keep a few things in mind:1. This is not an attack or an accusation. There’s nothing wrong with departing from the workforce for a while. All normal, healthy, well-adjusted human beings have more going on in their lives than uninterrupted office jobs, and your interviewers know this. They just want a few additional details.2. Responsible employers are actually negligent if they don’t ask you about your gaps.3. Answering honestly will help you explain yourself to your interviewer and will probably help the two of you form a connection. But while you’re being honest, try to frame your words around your potential employer’s needs.Here are a few ways to apply these tips to specific types of job gaps in your resume. Keep these guidelines in mind and consider practicing your responses with a friend or partner a few days before your interview takes place.