When a relationship is unequal, the benefiting member becomes a constant salesman or dictator. The message is controlled and repeated in either case. No weakness shown, no doubt allowed. This is the easiest way to know a message is insincere.
Informal recording of mental activity: Some of these thoughts reoccur in different forms and eventually coalesce into more formal writings, and some are more catharsis than exposition. (A.K.A. Extra Gravy)