They say that communication is the key to a happy and successful relationship. I would take that a step further and say that honesty in communication is 1/2 of the key: We all talk and say things, but to talk honestly, gently and to say what you mean, even if that means facing up to things about yourself or your partner that you’d rather not…

The other 1/2 of the key is to really hear what is being said. We all listen although sometimes with only 1/2 an ear while the brain is thinking about the next thing to say or thinking about something else entirely…

If you are able to quiet your mind and really hear what is being said, especially when it is being said honestly then you have the key

…. here’s to real conversations!

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