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Can you listen when you’re upset?

If you’re in a difficult conversation and you realize that you’re too upset to listen, here are some skillful options to try.

If strong emotions are inhibiting your ability to listen, for whatever reason, consider taking a break from the conversation, before you say something you might regret later. You can gently interrupt…

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What do you say?

“You’re a total slacker,” she shouted. “No one can ever please you,” he retorted. “Get your act together,” she continued. “You’re so bossy,” he replied. In the 1960s as a young counselor I led encounter groups. Many of us were looking for practices to help us speak our minds more freely.
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