It happens at work, home, and school. You’re in the middle of a conversation and someone interrupts you before you can finish your thought. It’s maddening. Everyone is guilty of interrupting once in a while, but what do you do when someone is a chronic interrupter? How can you deal kindly, but firmly with them when someone interrupts you?
Why do people interrupt?
There are many reasons why people interrupt during a conversation. Most of the time, they aren’t trying to be rude. It’s a good idea to understand why someone interrupts so you can better deal with them. Here are some common reasons why people interrupt.
1 – They interrupt because they’re processing
Some people process their ideas out loud. They get excited as they begin to understand your point. They want to agree, to interject their support and enthusiasm to you, but it comes off as a rude interruption. These