Effective communication is something that’s incredibly important in any type of relationship. Whether marital, friendships, acquaintances, coworkers, people at your church, synagogue etc. Effective communications is the means to give people what they want and for us to get what we want.
Not to some what I just said may sound extremely selfish. Our human nature is in itself riddled with selfishness. It takes a lifetime of work to get rid of it, but is something we must deal with day by day.