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124: How to Listen Without Getting Defensive and Hurt

av Relationships Made Easy | Publicerades 1/12/2021

It doesn’t matter if it’s your partner, friend or a work colleague -- it’s so easy to get defensive and butt-hurt when they’re coming at you with something they’re upset about. When you get into a fear-based emotion yourself, you end up with a conversation that spirals down and you both walk away feeling misunderstood, unhappy and disconnected. What’s the answer? You can listen without getting hurt and have a great outcome if you follow my quick and easy 7-step process. Full shownotes: https://abbymedcalf.com/how-to-listen-without-getting-defensive-or-hurt-2/ Free Quick Sheet: "2 Ways to Say How You Feel without Hurt or Defensiveness" (scroll down to the bottom): https://abbymedcalf.com/how-to-listen-without-getting-defensive-or-hurt-2/ _____________________________ For more quick tips, subscribe to my YouTube channel: youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=AbbyMedcalfThriving Want to feel happier and more connected in your relationship? Buy my #1 bestselling book on Amazon, Be Happily Married: Even If Your Partner Won’t Do a Thing: https://abbymedcalf.com/book Get more free, actionable tips from my blog or sign up for my newsletter: https://abbymedcalf.com/blog/ Ready to dig deeper? Take one of my courses (some are free!): https://abbymedcalf.com/shop/ Say hello on social: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abbymedcalf/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abbymedcalfthriving/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbbyThriving LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/abbymedcalfthriving  

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