Listening skill is a unique virtue that is required by everyone, particularly for the maintenance of a healthy relationship. The ability to listen goes beyond mere hearing; it incorporates your attention and being totally selfless at all times.
It is interesting to note that, your ability to listen makes your partner feel better and taken seriously. . This form of a situation is like an emotional burden being lifted off one’s shoulders . It builds comfort and safety, reducing all forms of defensiveness and heightens mutual understanding.
There is no doubt that listening leads to good communication, and good communication brings about a more loving and successful relationship.
To be a good listener you should embrace the following;
To truly listen to someone, you should demonstrate a high percentage of eye contact, remove or neglect all forms of distractions such as your cell phones, books, and the T.V.
To convince your partner that you are truly listening, you should ask related questions at intervals during the communication.
Even if the discussion does not interest you, this is a time to become selfless so try to show interest.
Listening requires a great deal of patience. At times, you need to be quiet and allow the other person to buttress their point. Avoid intervening in the middle of the conversation.
The Benefits of Good Listening Skills
- It helps reducing stress
- It increases a sense of value in your partner
- It promotes trust
- It connects two different people
When we listen, we make the person feel better and more relieved, like an emotional burden is lifted. It builds comfort and safety, reducing all forms of defensiveness and increasing clarity. This is very important to create an exciting cuddling experience. Listening leads to good communication, and when a good communication is established, a more loving and successful relationship. It’s an amazing experience to feel important, getting your partner undivided attention, this makes us more open to love.
As Cuddle Buddies and very importantly for Cuddle Professional, this is an art one should build to help each other!