Particularly when venturing into new relationships, there’s likely to be hesitation, hypervigilance, and ambiguity. There isn’t a universal template for engaging others and empathic communication. We often learn by modeling from those around us, of whom may or may not have been savvy communicators themselves, or by experience, which may have been positive or negative. Given that there’s no prescribed guide here are things to consider when venturing into new relationships. Read more via Huffington Post.