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How To Handle Someone Who Talks Too Much

Some people talk too much, barely pausing for a breath. Ever wonder why? Usually, the talker needs to show that he or she is successful or empowered when most likely the contrary is true. Perhaps the constant talker might be stressed , or lonely. Talkers are rarely good listeners. They like to deliver advice, compel you to their way of thinking and if you don’t take it, then they get angry. Also, keep in mind that when someone is in the middle of a monologue, rarely is the annoyed body language of the listener perceived.

The major differences between talking and silence: Talking is insistent, action oriented, kinetic and outgoing. Silence rests contentedly with the self, at ease, attune to the universe, a recipient of wisdom. Balance is the goal. However, how many of you live in balance, especially when you are stressed? If you are wondering who is more chatty women or men, there is gender equality here. Men tend to speak just as much, usually about different things.

Whether you are the one who is doing all the talking or the suffering listener who is rolling his eyes, there are measures you can assume which will lead to greater silence:
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