I arranged the experiment to by choosing one of my closest friends who knew very little about me. In this experiment, I want to find out how the self-disclosure will affect our friendship and how we relate concerning the stories we talk and discuss. I expect that after the self-disclosure, the friendship will become deeper and the friend will spare time to meet me.
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The active listening strategy required that I familiarize myself with the topic. Therefore, during listening I could identify the areas of weakness of the other person making me empathize with the other person. I could as well listen objectively. This was based on the emotions derived from the knowledge of the topic. The active listening strategy motivates judgment, objectivity, and evaluation.