Communication Breakdown

or, “Why People Call Me an Ice Queen”

Jupiter Grant
Feb 2, 2021 · 8 min read
Photo by Matt Forster on Unsplash

I am not a good communicator when it comes to feelings and emotions. I have always been someone who plays her cards close to her chest. My mother once said of me, “she doesn’t like to show her feelings, but she feels very deeply”. I was about 20 years old at the time, and my mother, aunt and myself were standing in the kitchen of my aunt and uncle’s holiday…