Do You Autofill What Someone Says When You’re Supposed to be Listening?
We do it without thinking. We interrupt when a friend or loved one is venting to interject our thoughts or offer our own interpretation of events because we think we know exactly how they feel. But even though we may have had a similar experience, it doesn’t mean that it affected us in the exact same way. This so-called “autofilling” is a way of passing judgment, and it can block our ability to connect with others. In this video Jay Shetty, reminds us that we can show true compassion and grace by recognizing while our pain may be similar, our wounds are not the same.