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Unformatted text preview: 9/29/08 Class Notes 29/09/2008 10:03:00 ← Interpersonal Communication Some Characterisitics • Usually involves only 2 people • Quality or intimacy of the communication is a key issue • More immediate than other types • Quality of feedback is high • It is fully transactional • Physical proximity is a key • Dialectics are present here ← High Quality Relationships What Makes an IP relationship high quality? • Info about other person primarily psychological • Dyad sets rules for relationship • Role defined by personal characteristics ← Intimacy In IP Relationships • A relational process “in which we come to know the innermost, subjective aspects of another, and are known in a like manner” • Reciprocity is key as are: o Trust, commitment and caring • Not characteristic of all marriages • Many intimate relationships exist that are not marriages...
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- Spring '08
- Interpersonal relationship, high quality relationships, silence Relational Deescalation, relationship high quality, power Chilling Effect