Week 4 Homework Essay

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1. Chapter 7

Words to Remember: a. Acquaintance- Relationships with someone you don't know that well b. Relationship- Connections with other people c. Compromise- Each person gives up a little of what they want to achieve a bigger goal. d. Respect- Being polite and considerate of other people

Reviewing The Facts: a. What are three basic types of relationships? i. Family, Friends, Acquaintances b. Name two needs that relationships can satisfy. ii. Fulfill emotional needs, Provide affection c. How do relationships provide companionship? iii. By allowing for communication and interaction constantly. d. In what ways can relationships influence self-concept? iv. The way people see themselves is largely influenced by the way other people view them e. Describe how a relationship could provide enrichment in your life. v. Different people enjoy different things therefore it helps you get knowledge of things you weren't aware of. f. Name five qualities that are important for creating positive relationships. vi. Patience, Understanding, Trust and Honesty, Respect, Willingness to Compromise, Willingness to Communicate, A sense of humor, Acceptance g. What does it mean to compromise? Give up a little to help someone else

Thinking Critically:

a. How do you think family and friend relationships differ? Why do you think people need different kinds? i. Different kinds of relationships differ because they all provide different kinds of affection. I believe people need different kinds of relationships because they need all of the kinds of affection every good relationship provides. b. Which two qualities are important to positive relationships? Which one do you need most improvement in? ii. Trust and Honesty are two of the many positive abilities. Trust is the one i need to improve in most.

2. Chapter 8

Words to Remember a. Body Language- The process of communicating nonverbally through conscious or unconscious gestures and movements b. Manners- A person's outward bearing or way of behaving toward others c. Communicating- Share or exchange information, news, or ideas d. Nonverbal- being other than verbal communication; "the study of gestural communication"; "art like gesture is a form of nonverbal expression" e. Eye Contact- a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication; "it was a mere glance, but the eye contact was enough to tell her that he was desperate to leave" f. Verbal- Relating to or in the form of words g. First Impression- The first thoughts you make other people have when meeting you for the first time

Reviewing the Facts a. Describe the difference between verbal and nonverbal communication, using examples. i. Verbal= use of voice and body language and sounds Nonverbal= use of body language writing b. Why might it be unfair to make a judgment based on a first impression? ii. Some people are completely different than what they let on c. What message is communicated by good manners? iii. A good first impression is communicated and also a clean image of you d. How does your body language affect the way people view you? iv. It can make or break relationships and also affect the way people view you e. What are the differences between hearing and listening? v. Hearing is just having sound pass into your ears and listening is understanding that sound f. List three advantages of being a good listener. vi. Makes for good relationships, it helps to remember things, and it can also help continue conversations for a longer period of time g. How can you be a better listener? vii. by not speaking as frequently and just understanding what…