How Well Do You Communicate with Your Friend or Lover?


How Well Do You Communicate with Your Friend or Lover?
Do you get your points across?

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Question One

When you discuss a sensitive issue with your friend or lover, do you stammer or mumble or skirt around the facts?
a) yes
b) sort of
c) not really
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natural choice.














































Question Two

An "active" listener pays close attention to what's being said and often asks questions. Are you an active listener?
a) yes
b) somewhat
c) not really
re: Question One
Calm and direct conversation about tense topics, if done politely while stressing the positive, wins friends and influences people.









































Question Three

Do you wait until "the breaking point" before you speak what's on your mind?
a) often
b) sometimes
c) no
re: Question Two
You must be a good listener in order to communicate well.










































Question Four

When you argue about something with your friend or lover, do you stick to the topic at hand or do you dredge up a whole list of related issues that bug you?
a) I stick to the point
b) I dredge up a whole list of things
re: Question Three
People who "hold it in" usually explode at some point. It's best to stay (tactfully) open and truthful, regularly, so that your friend (or partner) is not kept guessing about what you think. No one's a mind reader!










































Question Five

Do you often interrupt?
a) yes
b) no
re: Question Four
When you hammer the other person with stress points you only make him (or her) defensive and angry. Communication is not about winning. Focus on one issue in particular and how it affects you. Stay positive and allow the other person to save face if necessary. Make it a win-win situation.










































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re: Question Five
Allow the person to finish his (or her) thought. By the same token, politely insist that you be granted the same courtesy.










































Question Two

An "active" listener pays close attention to what's being said and often asks questions. Are you an active listener?
a) yes
b) somewhat
c) not really
re: Question One
Calm and direct conversation about tense topics, if done politely while stressing the positive, wins friends and influences people.















































-Question Three-

Do you wait until "the breaking point" before you speak what's on your mind?
a) often
b) sometimes
c) no
re: Question Two
You must be a good listener in order to communicate well.













































-Question Four-

When you argue about something with your friend or lover, do you stick to the topic at hand or do you dredge up a whole list of related issues that bug you?
a) I stick to the point
b) I dredge up a whole list of things
re: Question Three
People who "hold it in" usually explode at some point. It's best to stay (tactfully) open and truthful, regularly, so that your friend (or partner) is not kept guessing about what you think. No one's a mind reader!










































-Question Five-

Do you often interrupt?
a) yes
b) no
re: Question Four
When you hammer the other person with stress points you only make him (or her) defensive and angry. Communication is not about winning. Focus on one issue in particular and how it affects you. Stay positive and allow the other person to save face if necessary. Make it a win-win situation.










































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re: Question Five
Allow the person to finish his (or her) thought. By the same token, politely insist that you be granted the same courtesy.











































Question Three

Do you wait until "the breaking point" before you speak what's on your mind?
a) often
b) sometimes
c) no
re: Question Two
You must be a good listener in order to communicate well.













































-Question Four-

When you argue about something with your friend or lover, do you stick to the topic at hand or do you dredge up a whole list of related issues that bug you?
a) I stick to the point
b) I dredge up a whole list of things
re: Question Three
People who "hold it in" usually explode at some point. It's best to stay (tactfully) open and truthful, regularly, so that your friend (or partner) is not kept guessing about what you think. No one's a mind reader!












































-Question Five-

Do you often interrupt?
a) yes
b) no
re: Question Four
When you hammer the other person with stress points you only make him (or her) defensive and angry. Communication is not about winning. Focus on one issue in particular and how it affects you. Stay positive and allow the other person to save face if necessary. Make it a win-win situation.











































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re: Question Five
Allow the person to finish his (or her) thought. By the same token, politely insist that you be granted the same courtesy.













































Question Four

When you argue about something with your friend or lover, do you stick to the topic at hand or do you dredge up a whole list of related issues that bug you?
a) I stick to the point
b) I dredge up a whole list of things
re: Question Three
People who "hold it in" usually explode at some point. It's best to stay (tactfully) open and truthful, regularly, so that your friend (or partner) is not kept guessing about what you think. No one's a mind reader!











































-Question Five-

Do you often interrupt?
a) yes
b) no
re: Question Four
When you hammer the other person with stress points you only make him (or her) defensive and angry. Communication is not about winning. Focus on one issue in particular and how it affects you. Stay positive and allow the other person to save face if necessary. Make it a win-win situation.












































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re: Question Five
Allow the person to finish his (or her) thought. By the same token, politely insist that you be granted the same courtesy.


















































Question Five

Do you often interrupt?
a) yes
b) no
re: Question Four
When you hammer the other person with stress points you only make him (or her) defensive and angry. Communication is not about winning. Focus on one issue in particular and how it affects you. Stay positive and allow the other person to save face if necessary. Make it a win-win situation.












































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re: Question Five
Allow the person to finish his (or her) thought. By the same token, politely insist that you be granted the same courtesy.













































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re: Question Five
Allow the person to finish his (or her) thought. By the same token, politely insist that you be granted the same courtesy.