feeling. Don’t just listen to their words, look deep inside to see if you can get a handle on what they are feeling. Read between the lines. Look past the words. Practice what I call Active Listening.
distraught or frightened or very sad or deeply disappointed. Often, their words come out in jumbles, and make no sense at all. You may even have caught yourself saying, “You’re not even making sense.” You might even have used this as a defense during some verbal exchange.
another’s words back in their face, reciting perfectly what they’ve just said word-for-word in order to show them that they are making no sense at all.Right about then is when the other person will say, “Can you hear anything at all about how I am FEELING?”