Communication Techniques That May Affect Gender And Culture Essay

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Hello Paul and Lois, I would like to take this time to formally congratulate you two on your engagement and offer some knowledge on effective communication techniques that may allow your relationship to be a lasting one. Though there is not an actual reason for, or a precise number on, failed marriages within the United States, although some research suggests that it may be around a 50% success rate (Stanton, 2016). These statistics can be a little nerve-racking, but they can be averted in your relationship by allowing an open channel of communication with each other. Together you must understand the principals and barriers to interpersonal communication, learn to maintain and develop each other’s Self-concept, self-image, and self-esteem and learn about self-disclosure as well as emotional intelligence. You should also learn techniques to resolve conflicts and become familiarized of the impact gender and culture can have on interpersonal communications. Presence alone, will not be enough to maintain a lasting and meaningful relationship, marriage will involve plenty of active listening and communication skills; allowing you and your partner to build trust and respect through an interpersonal level of understanding. Principles of and barriers to effective interpersonal communication There are many principals and obstacles to effective interpersonal communication in a personal relationship. First, you must understand that interpersonal communication is the flow or exchange
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