Empathy when hearing „no“

Empathy can protect us from taking „No“ personally: being hurt, staying with mis
understanding. Examples…

I would like to go to the movie with you tonight.
I don‘t want.
Are you tired and want to rest this evening at home? 

Execise in peers, when you hear „no“ from someone in you family or work place:

  1. Remember situation from your life and say what you said, asked for “….“
  2. They said? “NO“, or „I dont want“
  3. Your empathic guess:
    a. Are you feeling…?;
    b. are you needing…?
  4. Sharing in the group…