Chapter 14 Communications Notes

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Chapter 14 Communications Notes Interpersonal Attraction: the desire to interact with someone based on a variety of factors, including physical attractiveness, personality, rewards, proximity, or similarities. Physical attributes: attractiveness, skin tone, appearance, associations with positive thoughts Dialectic: contradictory impulses that push and pull us in conflicting directions with others. Conflict: An expressed struggle between at least two interdependent parties who perceive incompatible goals, scarce resources, and interference with others in achieving their goals. Initiating: interacting for the first time, brief exchange of words, electronically or in person, connection must be made to continue. Experimenting: Stage coming together that requires risk taking, asking questions Intensifying: marks an increase in the participants commitment and involvement in the relationship. Integrating: Relationship has a sense of togetherness. Bonding: Final stage in relationship’s development and growth, public announcement of
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course COMM 1015 taught by Professor Dhyoung during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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