January 5

Inspirational Quotes | Quote 290/365

It was not intentional, but it looks like the past three days had an animal as main character…so let’s make it a week. If you have a suggestion for a quote, please let me know in a comment below.

The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.

I am sure I am not the only one that did this…in fact I think it is rare to have a conversation with someone who is actually listening to what you say. This can spell big trouble in any relationship.

I learned about Imago Dialogue as I was researching this topic, and I thought it was a very interesting concept. The website describes it as a “A Path to Bringing Down Emotional Walls”.  While, at first, it may appear a little contrived, give it a shot.

At the very list try the first step: Mirroring. You will be surprised by how difficult it is, unless you are really paying attention.

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