I Am a Good Listener and Have a Tender Heart

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    I Try

    I didn't know where to post this, so it'll go here (even though it may not fit.) Many stories on EP make me weep. When this happens I muster up the courage to comment on the particular story and express to that person how grateful I am for their courageous spirit, their...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    Aug 30, 2010

    If You've Suffered Yourself, You Know the Pain...

    Why do bad things happen to good people?  It seems so grossly unfair.  That was what I used to think until it gradually began to dawn on me...How can you ever really know what another is going through unless you have gone through it yourself?  In suffering...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 17, 2009

    They Don't Want It

    Let's face it, some people just don't want your sympathy... They need it but they don't want it. They want to be listened to, but not really... If they really wanted you to listen, they would make an effort to hear what you have to say To Help them. If they make all sorts of...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2012

    I Am a Good Listner and Have a Tender Heart

    I am a good listener, and I don't interupt when people are talking, I wait until they are done, then I make a comment  about what they said, and ask how or if I can help in any way. Most people tell me that they need a hg, or would just like to be left alone. If they want to...
    swatches swatches
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 7, 2008

    Listening In Fullness

    Real listening happens from the heart. To really hear someone we have to listen with our whole being. Paying attention to what is felt within. One can become aware of our blood flow and cells while listening. There is a whole sensation within when we listen, chemicals are...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 23, 2009

    Psh...Friends?

    Ok so Im new to this so I don't know what I can write about to keep on the subject, but let me tell ya I have always, always listen to my friends and others about their problems and let them cry on my shoulder or vent. I'm a good listener and I care about anyone even if I don't...
    sweetgurl87 sweetgurl87
    18-21, F
    Jul 7, 2008

    I was just typing "hear" in a message

    and wrote "heart" by mistake, which made me think how right it is that those two words are so similar.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 20, 2015

    I Am A Good Listener And Have A Tender Heart

          “Deep listening is miraculous for both listener and speaker. When someone receives us with open-hearted, non-judging, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand.”  Sue Patton Thoele quotes Throughout my life, many of my friends and acquaintances have come...
    catwhiskers catwhiskers
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jul 2, 2011

    Yeah

    Well..I have a tender heart. I don't know if I'm a good listener..
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Sep 29, 2008
    ign0tus ign0tus
    22-25, F
    May 17, 2014

    I always find myself fascinated to other

    people's stories.. it feels like knowing more about what life could offer beyond what we already knew.. I wanted to find new friends that I could really call "friend" and vice versa.. pls don't hesitate to give me a msg or even add me up.. :) I'll be here for you (:
    Nylana Nylana
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2014

    Friends

    i'm a good listener and love to give advice from any related experience in my life. i have a very tender heart that sometimes people take advantage of me! so i don't have that many friends that i call true friends!!!!i don't like to hurt peoples feelings or step on toes. except...
    tigeressnova75 tigeressnova75
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2008

    I like friends who not only listen to me

    but want to share with me as well.
    imjustadreamin imjustadreamin
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2014

    Two Great Qualities

    I always try to listen to my friends and help them with problems. And I have a big heart so I care dearly about all of my friends. The problem is that I sometimes let their problems become my problems, and I have enough to deal with without adding on their load. Sometimes I'm...
    SCChick1990 SCChick1990
    18-21, F
    Apr 28, 2011

    I Have Been Through A Lot In My 55 Years

    My husband says I'm an open book. And I agree. I will tell u my whole lifes story if u want. I should write a book...lol...My husband is almost finished with his....I am a good friend and if anyone needs to vent, I am here....Hugs, Emily
    emilyjoan emilyjoan
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2010

    Still Wondering

    I have always been the one in the family to listen and then voice my words loud and clearly. If they didn't like what i had to say then tough *****! Don't ask me what I think! On the other hand I would do anything for anyone that would ask me that needed my help. Alot of times I...
    kiki1956 kiki1956
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2012

    Two Admirable Qualities!

    I'm not sure exactly why these two qualities are grouped together in particular, but it's all good!I'm the type of listener that you can have a two hour conversation with, and I will be able to link the conversation back to something said earlier.  If the phone rings while you...
    Joelwantsto Joelwantsto
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2011
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