If you ask me this question, most times I am totally willing to tell you, so beware of that. If you want to be a part of my life, if I want to be a part of yours, then we have to communicate what’s going on in there (Bexy points mentally to her head). That’s how interpersonal relationships and support structures are made, kept and developed. Thing is, it takes more than one person to communicate effectively, it takes at least two:
Most of all it takes both sides
to swap roles
Actually this does sound about right: Sound advice to me.
Try listening, wait for the person to calm down, as more than likely, the poor bastard is going through hell and needs to get to the peaceful place to hear anything, so please be patient.
When you get the opportunity, please take the time to teach someone a skill you know, if that skill be a constructive one like gardening, first aid or listening with a loving heart…
The word opportunist has a bad press, but that I believe I am a skilled opportunist for kindness. That is to say if there’s an opportunity before me to be kind, I would like to think I would go for it. I most certainly will keep an eye open for ways to share this skill.
This world sure seems to need more kindness.
p.s. Listening to ourselves is a loving act of equality. How can we be truly loving to others, if we don’t experience the love unto ourselves? Listening to the truth within and listening to others, this is real love.
Here’s a version of a well established rhyme:
A wise old owl lived in an oak,
The more it heard the less it spoke,
The less it spoke the more it heard,
So hey, why not be like a wise old bird?