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Hidden conversations

Two stick figures talking to each other represented by speech
bubbles above their heads. However, both also have another thinking
bubble next to their speech bubble.

I was doodling while listening to something the other day. When I looked at the doodle later, I realized it is a good representation of many problems in communication.

  • We say we expected one thing, but in reality, expect something else.
  • We want to say what’s on our mind but are afraid to do it, so we change the topic.
  • We are talking to fill the time and think about a conversation we had before or the one that comes next.

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