Being empathetic is key in making this work,
but the trick is you have to listen.
Open your mind, then please sit silent a while,
talking one sided only leads to more tension.
Going on and on about my wrongs,
you shut down, fall deaf, you don’t hear me.
Your words more important, mine never are said,
and yet you claim you heard it completely.
Listen, dear love, to what is not being said,
after all, I have sat here so patient.
This argument that developed with all of your words,
was meant to be a two-sided conversation.
(Daily Prompt) Conversation