"In mindful communication, focusing on the we rather than the me or the you can lead to deeper connections....
When we feel emotionally vulnerable and scared, we are likely to shift our goal from what is good for the relationship to what is good for us. Instead of looking for the truth in the other person’s viewpoint, we may judge the other person. We turn the other person into an object of sorts, and perhaps stop any true connection from happening.
In most interactions, we shut down and lose close relationships and intimacy because of our fear. That fear may be the fear of rejection or not being good enough or of being wrong. Sometimes we can get invested in being right to the point we sacrifice relationships rather than 'give in.'"
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