The Unfortunate Reason Why People Cannot Listen For Shit, As Explained By Dr. Jordan Peterson
Listening requires a degree of being okay with feeling stupid, because none of us have all the answers. The average person fights tooth and nail to prove themselves right.
For the past few days I’ve been racking my brain over the one-sided conversations I’ve had with friends, family, coworkers, strangers, and colleagues over the many years I’ve been alive. And if I can be honest, it caused me extreme distress to reflect on the reasons why I never felt as if anyone understood me.
Simply put, I never felt safe enough to spe…