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Do you only look at things from your perspective?

  1. TheBlondie profile image58
    TheBlondieposted 7 years ago

    Do you only look at things from your perspective?

    Or do you put yourself in other people's shoes when dealing with problems or arguments?

  2. HattieMattieMae profile image60
    HattieMattieMaeposted 7 years ago

    Not anymore, learned to look it a situation from many different ways. I studay alot by observing relationships, I study on my own, besides social work on humanity, spiritual, political views. without looking at the whole picture you  have small town limited view. I've hear what people say and do all over the world.

  3. Matt in Jax profile image68
    Matt in Jaxposted 7 years ago

    Since I've matured in age and wisdom, I like to think from other people's perspective and try to imagnie how they'd feel if I said this or did that. Very difficult stuff though.

  4. livingsimply profile image61
    livingsimplyposted 7 years ago

    Sometimes.  I think there is a real skill in looking from other people's perspective.  Mindful of Atticus Finch saying that you can't know someone else's life until you step in their shoes and walk around.  Difficult to do at times but I do try hard.

  5. tsmog profile image83
    tsmogposted 7 years ago

    I try to have empathy. Dealing with employees for awhile I learned that many times something else is the challenge. Maybe it is a sudden financial stress - signing up Sally to Brownies or Johnny to Little League. Maybe the car didn't run. Or, some person cut them off on their drive to work. It goes on and on.

  6. whispers of faith profile image61
    whispers of faithposted 7 years ago

    No i find myself and understanding person so before jumping to conclusions i usually try to see the other persons view. if they said anything that may offend me i try to believe that not everyone really means to offend you because i know i may say somethings that offend people with out meaning to. its like putting your foot in your mouth.

  7. mommyneal6 profile image78
    mommyneal6posted 7 years ago

    No. That's how we learn new ways of doing things. They may not always be right but it's good to see both ends.

  8. windresistant profile image57
    windresistantposted 7 years ago

    I try my best every day to put myself in the others' shoes. Everyone does things for a reason, and understanding relieves a lot of frustration.

  9. KateWest profile image76
    KateWestposted 7 years ago

    I didn't before. But the older I get the more I am aware of different sides of things and how right and wrong can be blurred and more importantly, I can (sometimes) let go of the need to be right.

  10. bucker98 profile image61
    bucker98posted 7 years ago

    It won't hurt to look at things from different points of view. It will give you a chance to understand and connect to others. But make sure to always look for the side of truth. Just keep your eyes and, more importantly, your heart open.

  11. zduckman profile image60
    zduckmanposted 7 years ago

    I really try to put myself in other peoples shoes and try to understand feelings and motives. We really are much more alike than we are different.

  12. TimMEy profile image81
    TimMEyposted 7 years ago

    Of course not.

    Well I start looking from my perspective but let´s say there is so much more.

    It is like looking into a tunnel, you just see whats straight ahead but if you check other perspectives then it is more like you look from a mountain top and you can see everything.