- The quality of our lives depends largely on the quality of our relationships.
- To a large extent, the quality of our relationships depend on the quality of our communication.
I’ve stated my belief on communication before – in a committed relationship, you can not not communicate. The real issue is — how do you handle the messages sent between you? Especially the ones involving messages you don’t like, or ones with which you disagree.
While I still fully believe this, for the purposes of this post, “communication” is referring to the actual practices of speaking and listening. It’s through speaking and listening that you can dramatically improve the quality of your relationships, and your life. [Read more…]