What? That is always my response when someone says I was not listening. However, being a poor listener is not only missing what someone was saying, but sometimes we don’t even let the other person talk. We feel that we have the right to talk and that no other opinion is necessary
When you are a toxic talker, you are not allowing the other person to talk. They cannot insert any words into your steady stream of vocabulary vomit. You are only talking to hear your own voice. I used to call them “pigeon people,” because pigeons like to hear their own voices. Settle down, wait for a response and then continue with a normal conversation. A steady soliloquy is not a conversation.
Check out my full article at: https://thecongenialmale.com/2021/01/20/toxicity/