Does “communicate” only mean talking and having verbal conversations? Won’t anything beyond that be considered as a form of communication?
Though communication is expected to be cyclic, there is an element called a barrier which refers to any hindrance affecting the whole process. Effective communication can be impeded by various kinds of barriers of communication such as linguistic barriers, psychological barriers, physical barriers, cultural barriers etc.
Human relationships are marked by a consistent pattern of giving and take; it isn’t a relationship if not. It is this pattern that later decides the nature of the relationship; its duration and intimacy. Conflicts arise between two parties when the expected response or behavior does not reflect on their plate as this causes confusion, shock, disappointment and anger on the part of the receiver which is followed by a streak of arguments, passive aggression and if not complete abandonment.
Self-determination theory developed by Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci in the 1980s adopt a humanistic view to look at motivation. This theory strongly believes in the innate positive propensities of human nature. This theory proposes that self-determination is one of the crucial factors which fire the intrinsic motivation in an individual.