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The Art of Being Curious and Asking Questions

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By Monique A Honaman

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“You don’t have to know everything in the world. We aren’t supposed to. It makes you boring in mixed company if you can’t be interested and ask questions of other people.” ~ Angela Johnso

I know enough about myself to know that I get really frustrated by people who don’t ask any questions of others. You know the type, right? Those who talk and talk and talk, and who never pause and ask, “So, what about you?” It’s called the art of conversation. It’s called the gift of curiosity. It’s called expressing a genuine interest in someone else.

Three recent scenarios.

My husband and I were out to dinner in NYC with friends of friends who had connected us. They are a high-swagger, business-savvy couple who live on the upper west side. My husband and I asked all sorts of questions to keep the conversation moving.

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5 Warning Signs That Your Partner May Not Be Good in a Crisis

This post was originally published on this siteBy Andrea Hutton, Critically Acclaimed Author and Speaker Sometimes the very things we find attractive in someone may actually be warning signs that they may not be good for us in the long run. Those high expectations that make him a success in business may turn to unnecessary… Continue Reading

Dating With a Disability: ‘Should I Just Give Up?’

Dating With a Disability: ‘Should I Just Give Up?’

This post was originally published on this siteBy Sara Eckel  Dear Sara: I’m in Seattle and dating here is brutal. I’m 41, educated, funny, fairly attractive, and kind/courteous. I’m looking for the real thing. Here’s the problem: I was almost killed in a car wreck two years ago and my ankles and feet were crushed,… Continue Reading

How to Make Every Date Worthwhile

How to Make Every Date Worthwhile

This post was originally published on this siteBy Sara Eckel Most online daters have a general idea of the qualities they’re seeking in a boyfriend or girlfriend—smart, funny, athletic, etc. But couples therapist Peter Pearson says the most important factor is often overlooked: your date’s values. Pearson explains that while daters often place a lot… Continue Reading

10 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse

This post was originally published on this site By Guest Contributor Nancy Nichols, Author and Relationship Expert at YourTango If you’ve never been involved with a cunning, pathological lying, narcissistic, abusive partner, you may not know what you’re dealing with. When you date an abusive personality, you may buy into his charm, braggadocio, and phony… Continue Reading