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Assignment Week 7 DeVry University Part I: Review the Skill Development Experience 1. Do the popular media approve of certain types of relationships and not others? The media approves of many types of relationships. The media shows a close relationship with one another and other types as well. Interpersonal relationships are important to everyone and it looks like it is the top motivation for social media communication. Para social relationships are when audience members recognize themselves to have media personalities. Popular media approves of the six stages of relationships, which are: contact, involvement, intimacy, repair, deterioration and dissolution. It also approves the types of relationship: friendship, love, family,…show more content…
Protective families are stress agreement, avoids problem with little communication. Pluralistic family is very supportive with each other and encourages different attitudes and point of views. * 3. What do the media say about the rules for relationships? Rules for relationships helps identify the successful from the destructive relationship behaviors. It also helps to identify if there is something wrong in the relationship and how it can be worked out. The rules of relationship help to maintain and develop a good relationship. 4. How do the media deal with the dark side of interpersonal relationships, such as relationship violence and spousal abuse? Media deals with the dark side of interpersonal relationship by offering help online or on tv or anywhere. There is advertisement that gives out phone numbers and names of people that can help with their problems. There are media sites that offer many things to help a relationship repair the problems going on. Part II: Conflicting Styles The best conflict style that describes me is the accommodating style. The accommodating style is when ‘I lose, you win’ takes place. I feel that I think about others first than myself. I don’t like to argue so I rather keep the peace. I am more concern about others needs than what is happening to me. Instead of arguing with others, I rather agree with them and keep them happy. But lately, I have realized that I

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