How to Quit a Toxic Interrupting Habit

To stop cutting people off, learn to be a better listener

Kristin Wong
Forge

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Whether or not you realize you’re doing it, interrupting is always a power play.

It can be a useful tactic, a way to assert yourself when other people are drowning you out — if you need to regain control of an interview that’s going off track, for example, or everyone is…

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Kristin Wong
Forge

Kristin Wong has written for the New York Times, The Cut, Catapult, The Atlantic and ELLE.