Results of Poor Communication:
I force my significant other to behave in the exact way I'm complaining about. It can prove that she/he is right Perpetuate conflict and miserable life Maintaining distance Improves relationship Creates intimacy Improves your sex life Improves relationships with others (job, school, etc.) Positive impact on self-esteem Gain insight into self Learned skill in family of origin/culture: avoiding feelings, passive-agressive, mind-reading Fear of disapproval, rejection, retaliation Emotional perfectionism Lack of trust Mind reading/supposing Not listening
Results of Good Communication:
Why some people choose not to express thoughts/feelings:
What are enemies of good communication?
HOW TO COMMUNICATE IN ORDER TO CREATE: