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Once a human being has arrived on this earth, communication is the largest single factor determining what kinds of relationships he makes with others and what happens to him in the world about him. ~ Virginia Satir
To keep the lines of communication open is often very painful for sometimes it forces us to face our issues and it is easier to simply "go into retreat" and avoid the pain of opening ourselves up to others. Many marriages and friendships have died simply because of lack of communication.
I see the need for more communication that is open and honest but at the same time nonjudgmental. There must be a genuine effort to understand the position of others and this takes considerable effort but, after all, everything in life that is worth-while takes effort. If your friends mean something to you then put forth some effort to have meaningful communication.
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