Communication Theory Of Interpersonal Communication

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Proposal: Applying Communication Theory to the Study of Interpersonal Communication Marriages in the United States is at an all-time low, while divorces are at an all-time high. One may wonder why is that. Some couples are divorcing because of irreconcilable differences. One could ponder if divorce is a solution due to a breakdown in communication. This proposal will determine if communication theory can be applied to interpersonal communication to create a lasting relationship. This study will also tackle the barriers that are attitudinal, systematic, and physical that hinder interpersonal communication.
Introduction
Communication is key to any lasting relationship. This includes elements or methodical concepts that will take place in a romantic interest, past loves, or even in the workplace. “Communication has a link that affects your direct quality of life,” (Stewart, 2012). Communication comprised of interchanging and or the imparting opinions, information, or thoughts amongst individual using verbal, non-verbal (writing), and or visual signs. Paralanguage and nonverbal communication plays a significant part in applying communication theory to interpersonal communication. There are challenges and issues that arises with interpersonal communication. Those challenges tend to be: the need to always be right; fear; refusal to listen and comprehend the conversation; running away; and social conditioning and personal beliefs. In addition to the challenges there are internal…
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