Ask questions. Maintain eye contact. Smile. Frown. Nod. Respond -- not so much verbally, but non-verbally. That's all it takes to show the other person they're important. Then when you do speak, don't offer advice unless you're asked. Listening shows you care a lot more than offering advice, because when you offer advice in most cases you make the conversation about you, not them. Don't believe me? Who is, "Here's what I would do..." about: you, or the other person? Only speak when you have something important to say -- and always define important as what matters to the other person, not to you.
For those who read my poems I'd like to say hey and that I'd like to get to know you all better and write something that would aid or inspire you in anyway possible. So I'd like to hear your thoughts on my question about soul mates and love and if possible let's connect