The Article Shared Talking Styles Herald New and Lasting Romance
November 19, 2013
After reading the article Shared Talking Styles Herald New and Lasting Romance, I
found it to be quite interesting. In this article the authors talk about the communication between two people. I do not think we realize how important communication is to our relationships with others. The article, â€œShared Talking Styles Herald New and Lasting Romanceâ€ (Bower, 2010) talks about conversation and how it effects of could affect ones relationships or friendships. With a variety of experiments, they found that â€œopposite â€“ sex are more likely to ...view middle of the document...
At first I thought no way we scored that low, but reading further into the study I seen that using abbreviations and slang words can lower your score. She and I both did do that so I am sure if we redid the conversation and took out all the abbreviations and slang words we would score higher. All of these studies are good but that is not the only thing that makes a relationship or friendship, it is also peopleâ€™s interests. Like hobbies, what they like to read, the music they like to listen to and many other factors. Communication does not make the whole relationship. I think the Language matching style study is a comprehensive way to predict interpersonal relationships. Do I feel that a person has to consider other factors to the relationship, yes I do. You have to look at the person as a whole and not just the way they talk. Some people do not know how to communicate with others. There are many factors in how someone communicate, like the way they were raised, the schools they went to, and most of all the choices they have made in their education.
I feel the more we communicate the closer we become. I have always tried to instill in my children that communication is the key to everything. Things like a good relationship/friendship, success, you have to be able to communicate to succeed in life. Everyone...