Selective Hearing"Maybe you ne-"Selective Hearing3 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
"What? I was just listening to yo-"
"You haven't listened to a single thing I've said."
"Yes I have. We were just discu-"
"Exactly. We were discussing this. You offered suggestions and solutions."
"Isn't that what you want? It means I'm listening."
"No. It means you're waiting for your turn to talk. You only hear so much until you've come up with something to say. You always do this. Everyone always does this."
"That's not true. You're being dramatic."
"I'm not. You're in denial. You want to believe you're listening and helping me but you're wrong. I asked you if you could listen to me, if I wanted to talk