Do we read the words, hear them, feel them and understand the emotions that led to their uttering? Communication of course is far more than verbal.
I can instantly hate another woman on the basis of something very trivial. The stereotype I perceive from her hair colour, the floral print summer dress she is perhaps wearing or her articulate discussion on how the latest tax reforms will affect her.
As love birds everywhere prepare to get their budding romance to blossom on Valentine's Day, the European Parliament is fidgeting over how to weed out some of the problems unique to international couples.