Chapter 6. Talk and Interpersonal Relationships. This Chapter Discusses:. How communication meets your psychological and other needs How communication can build intimacy and relationships How communication can also decrease intimacy and relationships The concept of relational stages.
Talk and Interpersonal Relationships
Relational Continuity Constructional Units (Sigman, 1991)
Relationships are developed or terminated based on our interpretation of various cues:
Adds four steps to explain how relationships develop through talk: