I Appreciate People Who Can Truly Listen to Others

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 422 People

    There Aren't That Many Out There

    it is so rare today to find a person that will sit and truly listen to what is being said. i have friends that say i can talk to them about what is bothering me. well, when i go to bear my soul they cut me off or worse yet they roll their eyes. yes, my problems may be small to...
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    3 Responses Mar 22, 2011

    Actively Listening Or Waiting To Speak?

    It seems more and more I am confronted with people that are really awful listeners. They will interrupt you mid-sentence..generally drawing the conversation on to themself. Maybe we just have too many distractions now in our lives to pay attention to any one thing or person for...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 8, 2011

    Treat Me A Bit Better, Please...

     i've often had people turn while i was in mid-sentence and begin a conversation with someone else!! what's up with that? can i really be that boring?  or are the people i know that shallow?  and what happened to plain ole NICE?  it seems to me that something was lost along...
    justsunni justsunni
    51-55, F
    21 Responses Mar 23, 2011

    I Need Some Serious Advice

    My mom is one of my best friends, I can tell her anything and know she wont judge me and she gives me amazing advice. We are very close but lately I feel like were starting to grow apart. I am getting older and making my own decisions and living my own life. I have been dating...
    LoveJMBforever LoveJMBforever
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2011

    Just Meet To Talk

    In a world where everybody is so engulped by the gloabal innovations, online friendships, rat-race jobs, bloogings and meeting with agendas. Catching up flights to short and long destinations.Symposiums, concerts and movies.  And yet there are still people who care to stop and...
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2011

    Others First!

    It seems that we live in a culture that breeds the "me, myself and I" mentality. In the same although, many are hungry to have someone to listen to them. The statement..."it is better to give than receive" truly works if we work it!
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    1 Response Apr 7, 2013
    TooTricky2Trick TooTricky2Trick
    41-45, M
    Mar 27, 2016

    We Are Missing The Real Essence Of Life

    How beautiful it is when there is someone that truly cares for you and will carefully listen to what you are saying. This is a gift that makes us precious human being. It is also a quality that can be developed with time and effort. I am trying my best to listen to others and to...
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    1 Response Dec 3, 2010
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    Mar 1, 2015

    A good listener is someone

    who lets you talk, someone who doesn't try to make you feel better. They let you get out everything without offering advice. Unless asked for. A good listener doesn't take on your pain they acknowledge it but they remain separate. I am very grateful to have found some good...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    31-35, M
    Nov 1, 2014

    Listening and Connecting

    I dreamed of my mother last night. Her face was distorted for being to close to the "dream camera/lenses". She wore bright colors, red maybe, and she was talking and talking and talking. That is really her. She is the type whom you call because you need to say...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Sep 29, 2009
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