approaching therapy

musings as they come, and as they evolve …

stretching

without comments

I hear what you’re saying, …
but …
it’s just that …

Miki Kashtan from the Bay Area Chapter of the Center for Nonviolent Communication talks about listening, empathy, and stretching. By stretching, she means putting aside your reactions and your needs and trying to give. Giving your presence and empathy. It’s just kinda hard to be empathic if you’re mad and hurting. You really gotta put your stuff aside just for the moment. You can come back to it later, because it’s important, too.

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Written by David

March 21st, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Posted in couples

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