Defining Clean Communication

An exact definition for clean communication is difficult...

In many ways clean communication is more about a way of being, or an orientation to the world. Clean communication allows for greater freedom and choice, both in thought and action. For example, in dirty communication, if you do something for someone else that they can do themselves (this being Face Number 1), you are limiting their freedom by taking choices away from them.

Clean communication...

  1. Is a philosophy that asks you to be honest in your thinking and actions, both with yourself and with others; other indicators include responsibility, accountability, and integrity with your thoughts and actions.
  2. Is an intuitive sense. An impulse. You can usually feel it in your gut if you are not being honest in your thoughts and their expression.
  3. Allows for greater freedom in thought and action.