Most folks like to believe that they are good listeners.
But listening requires more than giving someone half an ear for half a moment.
“Yup, Yup, Me too, Uh Huh, Uh Huh…”
Translation: “Get to the point, get over it and be gone, I’m busy….”
When we’re hurt, upset, grieving, or distressed by any of the things that life throws at us, the last thing we need is to be dusted off, tidied up and dismissed. People need to be heard.
The Grief Recovery Method listens.