Letter of Advice
COM200: Interpersonal Communication
Instructor: Donna Mills
March 18, 2013
Dear Vincent & Deliliah,
Marriage is such a wonderful thing, actually marriage is a God thing, and in order for a marriage to survive you must seek God. I was told you both heard about me taking an Interpersonal Communication course and requested my advice on how what I’ve learned could apply to your new marriage. God is the foundation that any marriage should be built upon but the next most important thing is communication. Without communication a marriage is most certainly headed for disaster. ...view middle of the document...
Although, these principles were laid out to be the overall basics to communication, they may vary different from person to person. No matter what there will always be a misconception about how and what communication is mean to be but everyone needs a set of basic principles to set the foundation...
Recognize how words have the power to create and affect attitudes, behavior, and perception:
In this paragraph I will explain how some words are known as trigger words According to Sole, K. (2011). I will explain how when communicating we need to choose our words carefully because they can contribute to a person’s attitude making the problem worse not better. I will attempt to use the textbook as a reference for describing what “trigger words” are.
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Describe strategies for managing interpersonal conflicts:
In this paragraph I will use the textbook to show different types of strategies that can be utilized to control interpersonal conflicts with problem solving. I will also try to use life learned experiences.
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Understand how perceptions, emotions, and nonverbal expression affect interpersonal relationships.
In this paragraph I will attempt to explain how the text book shows how these three different attributes can affect an interpersonal relationship. I will show how they can affect a relationship positively and negatively.
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Understand the impact of gender and culture on interpersonal communications.:
In this paragraph I will explain how gender and...