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Did you know that having an unhealthy realtionship can lead to health problems So what do you do You work it out Interpersonal relationships are unique and special The Blind Side was a movie directed by John Lee Hancock featured in theaters in 2009 The movie was based on a true story about a boy named Michael Oher who was raised by the Tuohy family In the movieLeigh Anne Tuohy who later became the legal guardian of Michael nurtured supported and helped him graduate from high school and attend the University of Mississippi with a football scholarship This essay analyzes their interpersonal communication conflict emphasizes on the types of disconfirming messages and conflict management styles Impersonal to Interpersonal RelationshipIn the beginning of the movie Leigh and Michael were strangers to each other and treated each other like strangers They have no personal reference or connection to the other persons background However as their relationship develops overtime through exchanges of personal information they develop a new form of relationship known as a qualitative interpersonal relationship Ronald B Adler and Russell F Proctor II the authors of the text COMM 2 Interpersonal Relationship defines it when people treat another as unique individuals regardless of the number of people involved and characterized by the development of unique rules and roles p17 Michael was adopted by the Touhy family and Leigh as his legal guardian They created a son and mother relationship Perceived ConflictThe perceived conflict between the two characters emphasized on the value of education Michael is uneducated and does not see it important He has attended seven different schools His GPA is low his grades are bad and he can not read His self-esteem is low in which effects his performance in school greater However Michael is good with sports and have a 98 percentage in protective instincts according to Hancock 2009 Leigh was an educated woman who received a degree specializing in Interior Design on the
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