To get the best from any conversation, try feedback.
If you cannot say what you mean and say it nicely, stay silent.
Teens delight in arguing. It marks their growing ability to think critically. Good except when the try to involve parents in a Gotcha War. Then, silence on the parent’s part is golden. You can add more gold by raising your eyebrows in surprise.
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This post was inspired by this WordPress Daily Prompt Counting Voices: ; A lively group discussion, an intimate tête-à-tête, an inner monologue — in your view, when it comes to a good conversation, what’s the ideal number of people?
As noted above it is the quality that counts, not the number of people. That said, because I am mostly deaf ono-on-one conversations work best for me. Here is yet another poster coach of mine: How to talk to a deaf person.
This post was inspired by this Word Press Daily Prompt: Counting Voices – A lively group discussion, an intimate tête-à-tête, an inner monologue — in your view, when it comes to a good conversation, what’s the ideal number of people?
Need I say more. Except that as a person slowly moving toward total deafness, I am grateful for on-line conversations.
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LINKS OF INTEREST
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