Lecture #1 - Introduction To Communication

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Lecture #1: Introduction to Communication I. Introduction a. To understand the importance of communication in your life, consider the 10 keys to a successful marriage 1. Affection 2. Sexual Fulfillment 3. Conversation 4. Recreational Companionship 5. Honesty and Openness 6. Attractiveness of Spouse 7. Financial Resources 8. Domestic Support 9. Family Commitment 10. Admiration and Respect b. Course Goal: To increase your control over your communication outcomes to enhance your personal and professional goals. c. Course Objective: To develop both your skills in analyzing communication processes, and in presenting your ideas publicly in an informative and persuasive matter. d. Relationships have turning points. One big turning point is the First Big Fight. Others can be the “I love you” episode. e. Conditions leading up to the First Big Fight: 1. Commitment Uncertainty 2. Jealously, Bad Behavior that violates expectations 3. Personality Differences
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f. Effects of the Fight 1. Clarification of Feelings
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