Marriage Course - August 30, 2012

Day 13 - Hindrances to Listening - Bad Habits

1. Reassuring
2. Giving advice
3. Intellectualizing
4. Going off on a tangent
5. Interrupting

• these habits can prevent the speaker from saying what they're feeling and they may eventually shut down
• we need to listen first, before coming in with our contribution

Question:Take a few moments to identify your particular bad habit and then discuss this with your husband or wife.

From Series: "Marriage"

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  1. Reassuring
  2. Giving advice
  3. Intellectualizing
  4. Going off on a tangent
  5. Interrupting

 

  • these habits can prevent the speaker from saying what they’re feeling and they may eventually shut down
  • we need to listen first, before coming in with our contribution

Take a few moments to identify your particular bad habit and then discuss this with your husband or wife.


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