Interpersonal Climate. Interpersonal climate is the overall feeling, or emotional mood between people. It is the dominant feeling between people who are involved with each other. It is the foundation of personal relationships. Elements of Satisfying Personal Relationships. Investment
I want to be close.I need my own space.
I like the familiar We need to do
rhythms we have.something new.
I like sharing so There are some
much with you. things I don’t want
to talk about.
In general the least effective way to manage dialectics is to honor one need and repress the opposing one.
“You matter to me.”
Basic requirements for
Defensiveness – a negative feeling or behavior that results when a person feels threatened
Ethnocentrism is a form of certainty communication where we assume that our culture and its norms are the only right ones.
The word “strategy” in a relationship makes some people uncomfortable. Why? Is spontaneity necessary for intimacy?
Known to self
It is as important to affirm and accept yourself as to do that for others.