Relationship Relationships With Your Family

1382 WordsOct 14, 20146 Pages
Relationship Analysis Paper Relationships with your family should be nurturing and should create a supportive environment that allows you to develop into the person that you want to be. Fortunately for me, this is true in all areas of my family. I have tremendous parents, sisters, grandparents, and cousins. These people have been a remarkable support system throughout my life and I cannot be more thankful. Since talking about each one of them is not allowed I will talk about the relationship that I have with my mother. My mom is the most understanding and gentle person I know. She is the type of person that you can fall on when you need for someone to listen to you. Throughout this paper I will evaluate my relationship with her by emphasizing, empathetic listening, paralanguage, social penetration theory, the principle of immediacy, and other various communication topics that define our relationship. Although my family is encouraging, it is safe to say that they are a bit demanding, especially my father. Throughout my life I have been pushed to make straight A’s and be involved in everything. With this comes an exceptional amount of stress and at times frustration with others. A frustration that would drive many away from their family. This would have been true for myself if it was not for my mom. We both share the ability to listen empathetically to one another. I remember when I made a B on my report card in middle school. My father grounded me for my basketball game
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