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Unformatted text preview: • Breadth of self-disclosure • Depth of self-disclosure What affects self-disclosure Relationships in the new millennium How have new technologies changed interpersonal relationships? Relationships are multiplying Few geographic historic boundaries Fast pace New kinds of relationships “imaginary other”; long distance “microwave relationship” warms up very quickly The transformation of Intimacy “The pure relationship” • gender equality; democratization of the interpersonal domain Conclusions about relationships • relationships are socially constructed through communication • different communication patterns create different types of relationships • nonverbal communication is very important in construction and maintenance of relationships...
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '07