I Am a Great Listener But Lousy Conversationist

For people who are willing or enjoy listening to people talk but have a hard time holding a conversation. Maybe some people can share tips with others on how to hold conversations with others. 239 People

    It's Hard to Be Both...

    I think most people are either one or the other. Most conversationists, at least from my experience, are not so great at listening. They're used to doing all the talking. I consider myself a great listener, but lousy conversationist, maybe because I don't get the chance to talk...
    xxcherylannxx xxcherylannxx
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2008

    All the girls I talk to don't talk

    and it makes it hard for me to think of things to talk about it
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    Dec 20, 2015

    It's True

    Most of the times I get really confused when it comes to expressing my opinion or feelings about certain subject. I listen, i feel their pain/happiness but find it difficult to show it at times. I might spend whole night thinking about the things they have shared with me...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 18, 2010

    I Love To Listen To People

    I have been told I am a great listener and that I should have been a counselor or someone who ministers to others.I am not a great conversationalist and have been told that sometimes I am too blunt, not always. Plus, I enjoy the listening to the talking. Why I don't know, maybe...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2010

    I can listen.. Just..

    I sometimes would.. Respond with the worst replies and just sound like an awkward weird guy
    DoorMattress DoorMattress
    16-17, M
    Jul 6, 2015

    Nobody Listens Anyway, So I Guess It Doesn't Matter Much

    i listen and listen and listen.  i mean i ACTIVELY listen; i nod, i keep eye contact, i ask little questions if i need clarification on something.  but when i go to say something, it seems that others talk over me or dismiss/disregard what i say.  i act like i don...
    trixi trixi
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 26, 2008
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