How do you feel about sharing yourself honestly and vulnerably with others? What prevents you from being fully authentic?
How do you feel when you are present with another person’s vulnerability?
What do you see as the advantages or disadvantages of listening to someone’s needs as opposed to listening to what they are thinking?
Listen for how people verbally respond to the discomfort of others—what “non-empathic” responses are you hearing and how does it affect the quality of communication (i.e., advice giving, educating, telling their own story, interrogating, minimizing)?