DISCUSS: Being listened to

How do you like to be listened to? Read the next quotes …
  • Share with your spouse: Of all these aspects of listening, which do you hope your spouse would get even better at? (Or, do you have another aspect?)  Share specific words or scenarios of how you would like to be heard.
There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.  – Simon Sinek
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.  – Bryant McGill
Listening, not imitation,  may be the sincerest form of flattery. – Dr. Joyce Brothers
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.  – George Bernard Shaw
The opposite of talking isn’t listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.  Fran Lebowitz
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. – Stephen Covey
Don’t think or judge; just listen.  Sarah Dessen
If you want to be listened to, you should put in time listening.  Marge Piercy
The first duty of love is to listen.  Paul Tillich
LISTEN & SILENT are spelled with the same letters. Think about it.

REVIEW: Levels of listening

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