Respect in the Military

5076 words 21 pages

Respect, especially in the Army is a very important value to live by. It is much more than just talking kindly and listening to someone. It is the process of taking into consideration someone’s emotions, feelings and needs. You must also focus on their ideas, thoughts, and preferences. It is showing someone that you value their time; that you care what they have to say. Showing someone respect allows that person to know and acknowledge that you are tracking them and that you comprehend and believe in what they are saying, It is important to allow someone to feel your respect for them. It will ease the conversation and create trust. Behavior and attitude will allow the person demanding respect to feel that respect. When we
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There are many different types of ways to show and earn someone’s respect. You must take into consideration their feelings. You must sympathize and empathize with them. You must be loyal and responsible. You must be intent and focused. It is also important to understand the emotional aspects of showing and earning respect. You need to understand one’s feelings. You need to talk to them and ask them how they are feeling. Be around for them in their times of need. In my opinion it is important to have very solid communication when it comes to earning and giving respect. Each person must be able to understand their own feelings, as well as the feelings of the party they respect. They have to be able to show these feelings in the proper way. They must be a good listener and not reach quick judgments or conclusions. People have to also believe the concept that feelings have value. They must know that feelings matter. Support others feelings and earn their respect by showing you care. Many people are much more emotional than others, therefore every single individual must take into consideration the differences between one human being to the next human being. Nearly anything will earn you respect in the eyes of other people, though it is very circumstantial. On the contrary, only certain things will earn you respect in the eyes of those who are well respected themselves. The way to earn


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