Perspective Taking

I have had the pleasure of hanging out with my son all week one-on-one.  I really thought I knew him last weekend.  By this weekend, my knowledge had deepened and compounded.
Having all that extra, not filtered through sibling/father time has yielded me more knowledge about 
when he will jump, when he will cry, when he will ask for milk, when he'll explain something.
Now I know him a little better.
I know that he does not like to be rushed.
He likes to be cuddled a lot more than I realized.
He really likes to plan how to build a lot of things.

I was making so many assumptions based on partial and biased information before last weekend.
"Perspective taking-  Perceiving physical, social or emotional situations from a point of view other than one's own." (education.com)

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