How to Complain More Effectively

How to Complain More Effectively

Are you listening to me?!?!? Ever felt that way at home or at work? Everyone is so busy multi-tasking and trying to BE heard that no one listens. Here's one woman's advice on how to be a more effective complainer.

I was interrupted four times during dinner last night. Four times. I was talking with my daughter about how to handle a difficult situation in the classroom and she interrupted to ask for an orange and mention her tights. My husband then threw out a comment about his Fantasy Football team and by then, I’d dropped my topic and went into full complaining mode. I’ll save you the rant and just give you some of the key words: Seriously people. I am talking. Nobody listens. Disrespectful. Rude.

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