scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 852
As researchers have long observed one cannot not communicate This is especially true for couples Although the most common complaint we hear is We dont communicate or My partner wont communicate with me There is no such thing as lack of communication in a relationship The amused smilea silent pouting mouth a shrug - each of these seemingly noncommunicative acts send a message Sending and receiving both verbal and non-verbal messages is the essence of communication When we relate to others how we see ourselves affects our communication style People develop their self-images through relationships through being mirrored by others Moreover each of us wants to be understood by the person we love Such a task is easy when that man or woman is in sync with us Communication is effortless and we in turn are generous with our compassion When partners have difficulty relating to each other too often they give up out of frustration rather than commit themselves to bridging the gap The best way to describe the root of these difficulties is to visualize people as being wired differently as having different ways of conceptualizing processing what they are receiving from the world communicating their thoughts and feelings and relating to the self and others It is important that we understand how people communicate and how communication differences between a man and woman may lead to conflict One of the more interesting issues in communication which has received considerable attention is the issue of gender differences in communication It is common knowledge that the two genders male and female engage in communication in slightly different ways There is evidence that gender differences in communication behavior reflect the unequal status and power of men and women within societies The corresponding results are comparable to generally found differences between members of groups with different degrees of power These results reveal that people who hold subordinate social roles show more behavior that can be described
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA