What does this quote mean to you?

“In order to have a conversation with someone, you must reveal yourself.” -James Baldwin A friend sent it to me, and I’m just trying to figure it out.


be honest with yourself and open up.

Bookbinder: The quote means this

The quote means this: if you want to have an honest and open conversation with someone, you must not hide anything that relates to yourself, namely, your hopes, dreams, opinions, and so on. You must be open and truthful with the other person, and only by doing that can you have an exchange of opinions that is meaningful to both parties.


he was talking with alec baldwin