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The Talk Book, the intimate science of communicating in close relationships
The Talk Book the intimate science of communicating in close relationships Author:GeraldGoodman PH.D. LEARN TO LISTEN and TO TALK: — "The unknown Talk tools used unwittlingly on rare occasions, and people probably feel good when they do it, but they don't realize what they've done or how to do it again. If they did, they'd have in their communication repetroire the most effective talk tool that exists for demonstrative understanding and reducing... more » misunderstanding."
"the big myth about the way advisement works in bringing us closer and reducing conflict is that a single searing piece of advice can suddenly turn life around."
"I want you to see that the little slivers of quiet in converstation-where someone pauses, where people switch turns talking, or when talk stops while thoughts are collected -are not trivial. When they're not there in the appropriate places, converstation loses its easy flow, and when those small silent allowings become short in supply, converstation begins a vaguely felt turn towards the worse".« less