Kesharma
Bodley
The
Changing The Family
Dr.
MaryEllen Stiehl
June
4, 2014

Healthy
Communication within families & Relationships

Families
are one of the sturdiest social powers in a person’s life. They demonstrate kids to govern intolerable
conduct, to defer satisfaction, and to respect the privileges of others. On the contrary, relations can communicate
youngster’s violent, disruptive, and fierce conduct. Healthy communication is
the key for successful relationships, friendships and families. This declaration alone could simply clarify
how the young may end up becoming an aberrant.
“Men and women differ significantly the ways they approach friendships
at workâ€. (Oden, 1997).

Youngsters,
irrespective of whether they are of a solitary parent or double parent family,
are more probable to develop young delinquents if there is a least quantity of
time expended with the guardians. Guardians
actually need to be “parents†rather than merely deliver for the youngster. Communication
affection is not a wholly risk-free endeavor. “Like much relational
interaction, affectionate communication involves the negotiation of multiple,
often competing priorities at individual, relational, and sociological levelsâ€.
(Shimanoff, 1985).

Though
a bulk of delinquents are from lone parent families, delinquency is nurtured by
a lack of parent and juvenile communication.
Monitoring the child is also a main influence in the direction of the
creation of delinquency. Spending time
with families and friends can make you strengthen your communication skills
within family. Most communication within your relationship has to be building
on honesty, face to face interaction, checking your body language and even
finding the right time to communicate. When you are angry Stop, Think, Talk
& Listen. Healthy communication can improve relationships at home, work,
and in social situations by deepening your connections to others and improving
teamwork, decision-making, and problem solving.
With
affectionate expressions, however, the relational meaning is more overt. Thus,
when one partner says “I love you,” the expression communicates an
explicit meaning about the other and about the state of their relationship
i.e., (that it is a relationship characterized by love). Indeed, relational
development is often punctuated by the occurrence of such expressions (for
example, relational partners often remember the first hug, the first kiss, or
the first time the words “I love you” were spoken; see Owen, 1987). This
includes the capability to give consideration to what other family members
think and feel about various issues. This indicates that communication within
family is not only a just talking, but listening to what others have to say
about a particular issue or in general.

Healthy
communication among the family members is tremendously significant since it permits
associates to give words to their requirements, needs, and apprehensions among
each other. Open and straightforward communiqué generates an environment for
the family members so that they can express their disagreements or love for
each another. A strong, healthy relationship can be one of the best supports in
your life. Good relationships improve all aspects of your life, strengthening
your health, your mind, and your connections with others.

While
good communication is a characteristic almost continuously found in robust and
stable relations, poor communication is frequently found in dis-functioning
family relations. Matrimonial ties and family counsellor psychoanalysts frequently
cite that poor communiqué is a common grievance of relations who confront the difficulties
arising from the lack of agreement among the family members. Bad communication
is uncertain and unintended.
Healthy
communication in a relationship can make a difference if you always remember
the 4 C’s. You must be courageous, care enough, communicate effectively, and be
creative. Once you get these down, your relationship will be successful; by the
relationship gods. How I have been making a difference in my relationship is
understand what to say, how to say it, when to say and where to say it. My
partner feels very safe to sharing her thoughts without feeling any judgment
made by me. We both are able to
communicate with one another without having any fear of decision or mockery. We
build each other self-esteem and correct in the situation in the right manner.
We value one another and respect each other opinions. In order for the couple
to maintain a healthy and successful relationship, the couple should nurture
open and honest communication, encourage the expression of feelings, and build
self-esteem amongst each other.

When
criticism and productive reproach are provided, affection and love are made flawless
by the use of encouraging words. A vital feature of operational communication
is listening to what others are saying. To be a lively listener includes trying
to the best of one’s ability to comprehend the standpoint of the other individual.
Whether a person is listening to a partner or a kid, it is significant to heed
close consideration to their spoken and non-verbal communications. As an active
listener, it is a must to recognize and revere the other individual’s viewpoint.
For instance, when attending to a partner or adolescent, person must nod his
head and assert “I understand,” which delivers to the other individual
that he is cared by him and he is concerned about what he or she has to say.

One
more facet of lively listening is looking for explanation if a person does not comprehend
the other family associate. This can be done by merely questioning, “What
did you mean when you said..?” or “Did I comprehend you appropriately?”
Besides, by prudently listening to what the other person has to say, effective conversationalists
likewise pay close consideration to the tacit actions of other family associates.
For instance, a partner or youngster might say something orally, but their
facial expressions or body dialect might be indicating towards something totally
dissimilar.

Thus,
in order to have a stable and robust family ties it is imperative for all the
family members to engage in regular and effective communication to take place
within families, individual family members must be open and truthful with each
another. This honesty and uprightness will set the phase for unquestioning relations.
Without faith, families cannot shape strong relations. Partners, specially, are
accountable for providing a safe setting that permits family members to amenably
express their thoughts and spirits.

This
paper emphasizes that a good flow of thoughts and feelings is the backbone of
any healthy communication within families and relationships. This results into
a long lasting relationship ties over the period of years.

References
Odden, Christie M., & Sias,
Patricia M., (1997).Peer communication relationships
and psychological climate. (pp.153-166)
Shimanoff, S. B. (1985). Rules governing the verbal expression of
emotions between married couples. Western Journal of Speech Communication, 49,
147-165.
Owen, W. F. (1987). The verbal expression of love by women and men as a
critical communication event in personal relationships. Women’s Studies in
Business Communication 10, 15-24.

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