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Scot Strosin
Texas State
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M. Houser

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Chapters 7 amp 8 Understanding Communication in the Interpersonal Context PLEASE SILENCE CELL PHONES amp PUT AWAY LAPTOPS z z z Preview of Chapters 7 amp 8 o What Is Interpersonal Communication What Motivates Us to Develop Relationships How Do We Communicate in Our Relationships How Do We Maintain Our Relationships What Role Does SelfDisclosure Play What are the Stages of Relational Development What are Dialectical Tensions What are Types of Con ict How Does Power Impact Con ict amp Relational Types Communication Principles Be aware of your communication What Is Interpersonal Communication Interpersonal Communication occurs simultaneouslV With another person in an attempt to mutuallV in uence each other usually for the purpose of managing relationships i What is Mutual In uence How Does Interpersonal Communication Help Mutual in uence is our ability to in uence our relational partner Interpersonal communication improves relational quality amp helps manage the relationship Do You Manage Them All The Same Relationships of Choice Friends Romantic Partners Spouses Relationships of Circumstance Family Teachers o Classmates o CoWorkers 5 Principles are Critical Here Know How To Apply Each Principle 7 Reasons for Relationship Initiation Interpersonal Attraction Similarity Physical amp Sexual Attraction Proximity Complementarity How Do You Communicate Your Attraction Nonverbal Immediacy Behaviors Reducing Uncertainty 39 Passive Active and Interactive Strategies Ask Questions Avoid SelfAbsorption 39 Verbal and Nonverbal Methods Compliment Relational Maintenance Requires SelfDisclosure What is SelfDisclosure SelfDisclosure occurs when we provide information to others that they would unless we told them p 188 Why SelfDisclose Deeper Relationships Fulfills Need for Acceptance and SelfValidation SelfDisclosure Expectations Reciprocity Listen Gender Differences Exist 10 How Should We SelfDisclose Determine Whether it is Appropriate 39 Assess the Risk Factors 39 Assess the Context 39 Disclose Incrementally 39 Reciprocity is Crucial 39 Adapt Adapt Adapt I q u w a q Is This SelfDisclosure 0 PM Equot Appropriate 393 ower 0 5 0 TWW39H SelfDisclosure Models Creating Relational Intimacy 39 Theory of Social Penetration Altman and Taylor SelfDisclosure is characterized by its breadth and depth The theory predicts that relationships become more intimate as the selfdisclosure grows in breadth and depth Each relationship represents a degree of social penetration THEORY OF SOCIAL PENETRATION BREADTH VS DEPTH SelfDisclosure Models Creating Relational Intimacy The Johari Window re ects 3 Elements 39 Stages of Relational Development 39 Degree of SelfAwareness 39 Others Perceptions As Intimacy Increases SelfKnowledge Increases The Johari Window nnwn tn Self Unknown to Self Known to Others Unknown to Others Iquot 1 H What are the Stages of Relational Development Relational Development Proceeds in Discernable Stages Five Stages of Relational Escalation Five Stages of Relational DeEscalation Elevator Model Relational Escalation Intimacy Intensi cation 0 Exploration 0 Initiation Pre Interaction Awareness Let s Begin With Pre Interaction Awareness 19 Why The Attraction PreInteraction Awareness Comes From Remember These Similarity Physical amp Sexual Attraction Proximity Complementarity What s The Attraction The Move to Initiation Relational Escalation Intimacy Intensi cation Exploration Initiation Pre Interaction Awareness Relational DeEscalation Turmoil Stagnation DeIntensi cation Individualization Separation PostInteraction What are the Signs of DeEscalation o v72 C What is Interpersonal Con ict Recall This From Lab Con ict is an that occurs between two people Who are and Who perceive incompatible scarce or a climate of from the other person 25 What Can Cause Con ict Dialectical Tensions Relational Dialectics Constant Change Integration Separation Autonomy vs Connection Stability Change Predictability vs Novelty Expression Privacy Openness vs Closedness 26 8 Types of Interpersonal Con ict Constructive Destructive Pseudocon ict Simple Con ict Ego Con ict Symbolic Displacement Serial Arguments Irresolvable Con ict 27 How Does Con ict Function in Your Relationships Relationships Involve Power gt Con ict Complementary Relationships i l Symmetrical Relationships 1 i l l Parallel Relationships gt W Can You Label the Power 1n THIS Relationship Assessing Your Learning Selena and Paulina are exchanging routine information about their hometowns music preferences and mutual acquaintances This re ects Which stage of relational development A Preinteraction B Initiation C Exploration D Intensi cation Review of Chapters 7 amp 8 o What Is Interpersonal Communication What Motivates Us to Develop Relationships How Do We Communicate in Our Relationships How Do We Maintain Our Relationships What Role Does SelfDisclosure Play What are the Stages of Relational Development What are Dialectical Tensions What are Types of Con ict How Does Power Impact Con ict amp 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