Communication. The saver of lives. The killer of relationships. We listen to reply. We do not listen to hear.
Communication, or lack thereof, is a heavy hammer. Sometimes it’s a swing and a miss.
As our digital age progresses, face to face communication seems to be fading away. We seem to find bravery behind the screen and spout off in ways we would and could never do face to face. Being in front of a face makes you consider your reply more carefully. It makes you see the person. See their emotions. See their hurt and their vulnerabilities. But only if you look. Sometimes.