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Unformatted text preview: in Johnny, it will always be there; Johnny will always be a failure. A more accurate and descriptive statement might be Johnny failed his last two math exams. When you say, for example, Im not a good conversationalist or Im unpopular or Im lazy, you imply that these qualities are in you. But these are simply evaluations that may be incorrect or, if at least partly accurate, may change (Joyner, 1993). DeVito, J.A. (2007). The Interpersonal Communication Book . Boston: Pearson Education....
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