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At the end of a long day, your spouse, significant other, friend or even a family member wants to tell you about his/her day. You are tired and really don't want to hear all the details.Would you
fake attention so that you won't hurt his/her feelings, or simply say that you are tired and would rather not hear the details? Why? Is there another way you would handle this? Explain.
Sitting there and faking attention is not wise because you would not be able to give good advice. If you are tired then you should be honest and explain that you have also had a long day. [ You could tell them that if they could talk to you later after you had relaxed and would be able to give them your full attention. ]
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