self disclosure (ch. 8) - SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION...

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SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION CHAPTER.8
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SELF-DISCLOSURE, def. The process of letting another person know what you  think, feel, or want Revealing private, personal information that can not be  acquire somewhere else intentional Usually involves some degree of risk Public vs private >> public: facts that we make parts of our public image >> private information: assessments – both good and bad – that we  make about ourselves (includes our interests, fears, and concerns Trust
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Trust and self-disclosure Trust exists when you fully believe in the  integrity and character of your confidante Trust combines: Caring Competency Commitment
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The Johari Window: A Model for Self- Understanding open self: you and others know Hidden self: only you know about yourself Blind self: only others know about you Unknown self: nobody knows
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course SPCM 1500 taught by Professor Emmelhainz during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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self disclosure (ch. 8) - SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION...

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