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finding common ground with someone you cannot stand

Finding common ground with someone you cannot stand can be difficult, but it's not impossible. Here are some tips that may help:

1. Listen with an open mind: Try to listen to the other person's perspective without getting defensive or judgmental. Take the time to understand their point of view, even if you don't agree with it.

2. Find shared values: Even if you disagree with someone on a particular issue, you may have shared values or interests. Try to identify areas where you have common ground and build from there.

3. Focus on the positive: Instead of focusing on the things you don't like about the person, try to find positive qualities about them. This can help shift your mindset to a more positive one and make it easier to find common ground.

4. Avoid attacking or criticizing: It's easy to fall into the trap of attacking or criticizing someone you don't like. However, this will only make the situation worse. Instead, focus on finding common ground and building a positive relationship.

5. Be respectful: Finally, it's important to treat the other person with respect, even if you don't like them. Remember that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and kindness, and this can help build a positive relationship over time.

Remember that finding common ground with someone you don't like may take time and effort. Be patient and persistent, and don't give up if you don't see results immediately. With time and effort, you may be able to build a more positive relationship with the person.

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