USEFUL TO KNOW HOW SELF-DECEPTION KEEPS YOU STUCK[MENTAL HEALTH]
Another great barrier to communication is the tendency to blame the others and to deny that we are contributing to the problem . Part of the difficulty is that during an argument we can literally see what the other person is doing to us . We see them being hostile , self-centered, defensive, and narrow minded – but we cannot see what we are doing that may be contributing to the problem. That’s because there are usually no mirrors or television cameras around when we’re having a fight with someone, so we literally cannot see ourselves in action.
The blindness to the impact of our own actions on others can be quite profound.