A great article on HelloGiggles.com, teaches us a little bit more about why we might not be as good at listening to each other as we think, and also what we can do to be better!
According to Vanessa Marin, a certified couple’s therapist, it’s all about getting to the point of the conversation in a respectful way. People aren’t actively trying to interrupt or be rude, they’re just curious; they want to help and be involved.
Yes. Exactly! We just want to be helpful!
But the solution to listening well is very simple; Marin suggests that we should all slow down in order to “really let the other person get their full thought out before responding.”
Sounds easy enough? Can we do it??
Try it this week and see how you do!
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