Are You A Good Listener?

@julyteen (13256)
Davao, Philippines
August 3, 2008 10:20am CST
what i mean here, are you the one who listen to your friend if they told you secretly about their serious problem? most of my friend come to me if they have problems. this is the worst thing i experience, i always help and listen them if they have problem. they expect me too much that whatever problems they have they can ask me for enlightenment. do you listen your friend if they told you their problem?
14 responses
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
11 Aug 08
"Listen more talk less,for we have got two ears but only one mouth".This is my favourite line.I don't talk much but I love to listen,be it to my parents,my friends,my relatives or anyone.I like to hear what they have to say about themselves and the things concerning them.If they need me to talk and listen,I am always there for them.
@know21 (1251)
• United States
11 Aug 08
I'll listen to anyones problems. The think I don't like is when I try to tell certain people my problems they don't seem to listen, and they just stat talking about themselfs and there problems ; "oh yeah I know what you mean I have the same problem" ,and before I know it I'm listening to there problems,and I never got to finish mine.
@dpk262006 (56727)
• Delhi, India
7 Aug 08
Yes, I can say that I am good listener. I listen to my dear friends' problem with great patience, so as that I could provide them some sort of suggestions. I find that no a days nobody wants to 'listen', everyone wants to speak and tell his/her side of story. So, if anyone finds any good 'listener', who simply starts without a break. It is a human tendency that we just wish to narrate our experiences and happenings to others to share our moments of joys and sorrows. I also do the same. For finding a good listener, we keep on targetting our near and dear ones and when we find any to our expectations, we just go to him/her, in case of any problem.
@alkurishy (2069)
• Iraq
4 Aug 08
Well, I think yes I am, and I never get these secrets out, sometimes there are two of my friends have a small fight and both of them come to me and tell me what happen and they blame each other, I don't let them know that the other friend come to me and tell me I act as I don't know anything, then I try to say something to them and make them going back together, friendship is always my concern.
@mayaara (66)
• Sao Paulo, Brazil
4 Aug 08
I guess I am. I'm always ready to help my friends and listen to them.
@Nar_87 (181)
• Mongolia
4 Aug 08
uhuh. I am.
@jillmalitz (5131)
• United States
4 Aug 08
I seem to be the one that several of our friends or family come to for advise or to listen to their problems. I used to think about going into psychiatry. I had a friend years ago who was undergoing treatment. We used to talk a lot about her problems. She always seemed to talk to me before her sessions and funny thing was her doctor told her the same things I did. He just made money at it!
@neildc (17250)
• Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines
4 Aug 08
most of the time in my life, i don't tell my secrets or problems. if they ask, my friends that is, i will tell them about it. but if my friend starts to tell his/hers, i am always ready to listen and give my advise if i can, to the best that i can. (red star 91 @ 1422)
• United States
4 Aug 08
Yes I listen to my Friends. I was known as the Psychiatrist in school. You had a problem you could tell me. I tried my best to give them good advise. But yeah I'd say I'm a good listener.
@aseretdd (13732)
• Philippines
4 Aug 08
I always give a listening ear to those who need it... wheter it be a friend... co-worker... or even my students when i was still teaching... listening for me is a skill... because not a lot of people can just sit and listen... most would rather do the talking...
@vimaal (3365)
• India
3 Aug 08
hi friend, ya iam a good listener. i want to listen a person who is advice me and who is want to tell me a secret.take care friend.
• Philippines
3 Aug 08
Yes, I think I am a very good listener. I have lots of friends who comes to me for advice and would tell me their secrets. To be a good friend is to be a good listener too. I appreciate it when my friends come to me for help and tell me secret things, this means that they trust me and they value me also. Furthermore, I think that a lending ear is the best gift that you can give to your friends.
@teka44 (3421)
• Brazil
3 Aug 08
Hi julyteen. Yes I am a good listener. All my friends come to me when they have any problem. And the funny thing is that persons that I don't know also tell me their problems. I always wonder what is this. Funny don't you think so? But the worst part is that I don't have none to listen me because all my friends are always busy when I need to tell some problem. If I am busy I stop what I am doing to listen them. Well, now I don't tell about my problems any more LOL. But I am a good listener. Happy sunday julyteen.
@stephcjh (32303)
• United States
3 Aug 08
I think I am a pretty good listener. I would listen to my friends when they tell me about their problems. I would try to help them the best way that I knew how also. I wish they would do the same for me. That is the problem.