How does lack of communication affect a relationship or a person attempting to express his/her feelings?How does lack of communication affect a relationship or a person attempting to express...

How does lack of communication affect a relationship or a person attempting to express his/her feelings?

How does lack of communication affect a relationship or a person attempting to express his/her feelings?

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litteacher8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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Lack of communication often results in hurt feelings.  If people struggle with explaining themselves, they often get frustrated and angry or lash out.  This can hurt relationships.  Chronic miscommunication can result in relationships faltering or collapsing.

Some people have trouble expressing their emotions.  They may not be able to explain this to the person they are trying to talk to.  The miscommunication will then make them feel even worse.  They will blame themselves for the disintegration of the relationship.

Thus, trouble communicating can have serious consequences for a person’s relationships.  One way to avoid these problems with communication is to rehearse what you are going to say before you try to talk to someone.  This way, you will have thought carefully before talking and there will be fewer opportunities to frustrate someone or get frustrated from not thinking something through.

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