Essay about Close Relationships Sometimes Mask Poor Communication

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Close Relationships Sometimes Mask Poor Communication

Tanya Christian
122 English Composition II

Interpersonal Communication

August 2, 2011 1 After reading the article on Close Relationships Sometimes Mask Poor Communication it hit home for me. Me and my fiancé have poor communication skills. We have been together for the past eight years, and we still have a problem commutating. He likes to take over the conversation, or cut me off when we are talking. He said that is because he has short term memory, and that I am long winded, and he has short term memory , and needs to get respond to what I am saying or he will forget if he lets me finish. I on the other hand feel’s like he is talking at me not to me, or he is
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If you accept yourself as you are, you will be more likely to accept others as they are. If you can admit and forgive yourself for mistakes, you will be more likely to allow others to make mistakes and to forgive them as well.”(Sole, K. 2011 Making connections: Understanding interpersonal communication. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (https://content.ashford.edu). The next thing that we can do is practice our skills.” Finally, to improve your intrapersonal communication, you must practice the communication skills you have learned in this course. Participating fully in the course discussions, completing the exercises and activities in this text, and employing the tools you have acquired can help you take your communication skills to the next level.”(Sole, K. 2011).Making connections: Understanding interpersonal communication. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (https://content.ashford.edu). If I apply this skills that I have learn in these chapters to my everyday life, and try to get my fiancé to apply theses skills we both will improve our communication skills with each other and other.
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1. Ashford student library ProQuest U.S. News & World Report. Washington: Jan 2011. p.1
2. Sole, K. 2011 Making connections: Understanding interpersonal communication. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

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