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Self-concept is one’s portrayal or description of him or herself as a person. (Bevan & Sole, 2014, Section 2.1). Self-concept is a learned behavior that is distinctive to each person. Interpersonal communication is between more than one person and helps us define our self- concept. Within ourselves where feedback from others gets processed is intrapersonal communication. Your self-image comes from interpersonal communications on the view of other’s and your own self-views, your physical appearance, and the mixture of your feelings, experiences, and desires. As you interact and communicate with other people you assimilate what you learn about your weaknesses and strengths. (Bevan & Sale, 2014, Section 2.1). Your self-image also comes from intrapersonal communications by the mental image you’ve formed of yourself through the evaluated messages you receive from others. Your self-image is transformed over gradual time, so it is more permanent than your self-concept. “Self-esteem

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