Communication : Understanding Interpersonal Communication

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I. Introduction AND Thesis Statement
Communication is the number one key in a relationship, especially when you 're talking about marriage. I would like to take this moment to say congratulation on your recent marriage. I want to tell you that communication helps build a healthy personal foundation by implementing small talk in helping resolve conflicts through growth and helps reduce any barriers that prevent you from having a happy, successful marriage. Remember that no one is perfect at communicating, but with time and effort, you can work towards what makes it perfect in your marriage.
1) Explain the principles of and barriers to effective interpersonal communications. (You don’t have to list the objectives in this order, but be sure …show more content…

To become an efficient communicator, you should be a good listener, have good people skills, be emotionally intelligent, and communicate ethically.
D. The couple who can follow these key principles in communication can and will work together as a team, which will result in a long lasting healthy and happy relationship.
2) Analyze the role of communication in developing and maintaining one’s self-concept, self-image, and self-esteem.
a. Topic Sentence: By improving the image you have of yourself (self-image) you can better improve your relationship. Having good self-esteem encourages a positive attitude or outlook on things and towards others around you.
b. Supporting Evidence:
i. There are things that can better contribute to having a better self-concept “is an internal process, it is learned, maintained, and can change through interpersonal communication” (Bevan, J.L. & Sole, K. 2014). ii. According to authors Markus, H, & Wurf, E. (1987) a person’s behavior is driven by many other factors other than self-concept, the influence of self-concept will not always be shown in one’s actions, as a consequence it will show in one’s self-esteem and cause mood changes as well as how they interact with the world around them (p. 300). iii. Charles Cooley "believed that people always see themselves about other people. Your sense of self, he believed, is formed by imagining how you appear to other people" (Bevan, J.L. & Sole, K. 2014).

c. Self-concept,

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