Factors Behind Ruined Communication in Contemporary Marriages

Maryam Suleiman Jamo


Appreciating the significance of communication to every solid relationship, its importance to intimate relationship such as marital union can never be overemphasized.  In fact, A marriage without effective communication among the spouse is likely to crumble like a pack of cards.  Communication often regarded as the life wire of marital relationship is been threatens by some factors. This paper relied on existing literature to conceptually explicate the forces behind ruined communication in contemporary marriages. The contemporary world is seeing the evolvement of some forces that ruined effective communication flow in marriage.  Cultural friction, intercultural relationship, extended family influence, poor communication skills, language barrier, communication defects and distraction from ICT are some of the identified factors that can cause ruined communication in marriage.  Therefore, for couples to enjoy communication flow in their marital affairs, it is important that they understood these factors and how they can be avoided.

Keywords: communication, interpersonal communication, marriage, and ruined communication

DOI: 10.7176/NMMC/81-04

Publication date:June 30th 2019

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ISSN (Paper)2224-3267 ISSN (Online)2224-3275

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