How many times have you listened to someone vent and already had your response in your head even as they were speaking? I have had this happen numerous times to me and have been the culprit as well. Many times we just don’t listen, really listen, to what that person is saying to us. Not every statement warrants a response. So often, when conversing, we listen to respond.
I am an opinionated person who more often than not speaks my mind, but I have learned that, at times, I just need to shut the hell up. Biting my tongue is not always easy but it needs to be practiced too. My opinion is not the end all and how I approach things is also not the only answer.
I have been on both sides of this. There are times I just need to let it out and I don’t want…
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