Do You Really Listen

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Do You Really Listen? You are not listening to me when: You do not care about me You say you understand before you know me well enough You have an answer for my problem before I’ve finished telling you what my problem is You cut me off before I’m finis hed speaking You finish my sentence for me You feel critical of my vocabulary, grammar or accent You are dying to tell me something You tell me about your experience, making mine seem unimportant You are listening to me when: You come quietly into my private world and let me be me You really try to understand me, even if it goes against your own sincere
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Unformatted text preview: convictions You realize that the hour I took from you has left you a bit tired and trained You allow me the dignity of making my own decisions, even though you think they might be wrong You do not take my problem for me, but allow me to deal with it in my own way You hold back your desire to give me good advice You give me enough room to discover for myself what is really going on You accept my gift of gratitude by telling me how good it makes you feel to know you have been helpful...
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