Being a good listener is one of the most important life skills anyone can have yet few of us have been taught how to do it. We come to social life ready to speak rather than listen – hungry to meet others but reluctant to hear them .
Friendship degenerates into a socialized egoism
Things a good listener is doing that makes it nice to spend time in their company:
1 – they egg us on. Its hard to know our own minds – often we dont close in on whats really bothering or exciting us. We benefit from encouragement to elaborate. We need someone who instead of launching forward on their own to say: go on…