8 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Don't Want To End Up Alone In Life
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Listen!
Most of this article is preachy but I liked this point:
2. Stop listening with the purpose of responding.
People rarely listen in order to hear. We all listen with the intent of giving a response. The one thing that relationships have taught me is that the other person isn’t always looking for advice.
Often they simply want someone who will sit there and listen to the things they have to say. People sometimes want to unload their problems with no judgment and no guidelines. If you want to find someone to spend your life with, then take the time to really listen to what it is he or she has to say.
I found this post through Kelley Cahill:
She originally posted these:
Do not think, wonder, or obsess: