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FUNNY SIDE UP: Breaking a bad habit

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25.02.2019

I interrupt this article to say I am working on breaking a horribly annoying habit: I interrupt people while they are talking to me.
I was told by clinical experts – okay, my wife – that I am not actually listening to the other person because I am already formulating what I want to say next. (At least I think that’s what she said. I’m not sure, I wasn’t paying much attention. At the time, I was humming and trying to remember the lyrics to my favourite song Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes.)
Whenever someone strikes up a subject that tickles my brain, I want to respond before I forget what it is that I want to say. Unfortunately, that is often at the expense of the other person losing their train of........

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