Interpersonal Communication And Communication Skills

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Interpersonal Communication is inevitable; we cannot go through our lives without interacting with another person. Our daily interactions with others can form new friendships, strengthen our relationship with our partner, or even attain new ideas that we otherwise would not have known of if we never interacted that person. While some of our daily interactions may only be impersonal communication, or interacting with someone based on their role, such as a sales clerk, interpersonal communication helps us build and reinforce our relationships with our friends and family. Without effective interpersonal communication skills, our current relationships may deteriorate or decline and any new people we come across may not want to associate themselves with us. It is important then to identify one’s own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to their interpersonal communication skills, so that they may discover what works for them currently and what they should improve on to help them in the future. For this paper, I will cover what I feel to be my interpersonal communication strengths and weaknesses at the beginning of the semester, while supporting them with feedback from others and my personal experiences for each of them.
I believe that three of my interpersonal communication strengths at the beginning of the semester are my interpersonal perceptions of people, my use of empathy when I communicate with others, and that I am a people orientated listener. My interpersonal
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