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Unformatted text preview: continue the nagging behavior An individual who is not complying with a persuader can enact this noncompliance in 1 of 2 ways: Verbally noncompliant A persuasive target telling a persuader through words that he will not comply Saying “no” Behaviorally noncompliant Simply not doing what the persuader wants Continue activity without acknowledging request Ch 20: WHAT/WHEN/WHO/WHY OF NAGGING IN INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS Saying “ok” but never doing the request WHO nags? Boyfriend, parents, teachers, friends, roommate Western culture – women nag more More of a feminine trait Less power – need to keep bother someone to get it done Women nag both men and women Men nag men more than women Men are said to have dominance over women WHY nag? To influence another Married couples: to gain the spouse’s compliance Out of concern and love Parents want to make sure children are safe Shows concern Nagging a spouse to take medicine, eat healthy, exercise Care for this person...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course COM 336 taught by Professor Larrynadler during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.
- Spring '12