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JHtotheRT t1_j6f3wto wrote

The first two on this list are key. A lot of times people venting just want you to go ‘mmm yeah’, ‘oh that sucks’, ‘I can’t believe that happened to you’

Sorting out those times from the people who want advice is important


Geshman t1_j6f4zvx wrote

Yup, it definitely helps with my spouse. Sometimes she doesn't want me to fix something she just wants me to listen


JHtotheRT t1_j6f5qos wrote

Haha same - it has helped a lot in the communication with the girlfriend