Even if you think they are the one who is not a good communicator.
I was always so quick to justify myself (and condemn others) that I missed my chances to adjust and grow. That translated into lost opportunities, broken relationships, hurt feelings, and unnecessary confusion.
- My friend told me I often hurt people’s feelings with my sarcasm. I said I was just being funny and quit hanging out with that friend.
- My boss asked me to quit talking so much and be more sensitive to people. I rolled my eyes. She fired me a few months later.
- My children said I didn’t listen well. I argued with them.