Bad listening

If you listen badly you are basically sending a message to the person talking to you that their agenda is not as important as your agenda. You are putting them down - (See section on Web site "Putting your relationship at risk")

EXERCISE Think of a time when you were not listened too - how did you feel? - write it down.
Isn't it hard to continue a conservation with someone who is not listening to you ! You feel small, unimportant , even angry. Certainly you loose interest in continuing to spend time with the other person.

Look at the pictures below to see ways of listening badly and stop doing them !


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