Quotes on Communication

The genius of communication is the ability to be both totally honest and totally kind at the same time. — John Powell, Ensign, May 1988, p. 64

Some experts say that the sharing of honest feelings can be carried too far.  Two psychologists concluded that “talking about one’s feelings does not necessarily refer to spilling out everything.  For the average couple, selective disclosure of feelings seems more beneficial to marital harmony than indiscriminate catharsis.  (George Levinger and David J. Senn, “Disclosure of Feelings in Marriage,” p. 246) — Haroldson and Johnson, Ensign, February 1993, p. 22