Tag Archives: Communication

Like Butter on a Knife

Clear communication is extremely important in a marriage. It should be one of the foundational skills that couples develop if they even think about getting married. Of course, even couples who communicate with one another very well occasionally trip up. … Continue reading

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Come Again?

I’m from and live in the South, so I’m accustomed to, shall we say, interesting idioms particular to this area. I’ve heard and used many Southern expressions, but there are still occasions where someone comes out with something that takes … Continue reading

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Mixed Messages

We live in a culture of contradictions. We are constantly bombarded with conflicting statements, and not just from politicians. We are told to be considerate, but look out for “number one.” We say $3.00 a gallon is too much for … Continue reading

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Careful Consideration

Words have an amazing amount of power, never mind what certain youthful rhymes claim (personally, I’d often rather be beaten with a stick, and possibly a stone or two, than sit through some of the insults I’ve endured). Words have … Continue reading

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Say What?

I love language. I’m fascinated by all the nuances a single language can have. I enjoy knowing that two people, speaking the same language can mean completely different things. Of course, even when two people from the same region of … Continue reading

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