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  1. Self Disclosure
    Revealing condidential or secret infor about self
  2. Privacy
    Withholding personal information for enhance autonomy(own person) or minimize vulnerablity.
  3. The Diclosure-Privacy Dialect
    • Oopenness and closedness dialect
    • Tension between sharing and not sharing
  4. Communication Privacy Management (CPM) Theory
    • Provides framework for understanding the decision making process
    • People use to manage disclosure and privacy
    • Maximize benefits of disclosure while minimizing risks
  5. Petronios disclosure principles
    • Private information "owned"-control over it
    • Control is accmplished through privacy rules
    • Recipient being told private info becomes co-owner of info
    • Third part access concerns
    •    1)Permeability-how much can be told-how much to send to recipient
    •    2)linkage-who else can know
    •    3)Ownership-who makes 3rd party disclosure
    • We are likely to encounter boundry turbulence,privacy violations,intrusions, and dilemmas
  6. CPM theory Factors
    • Cluture
    •    1)Individualistic cultures value privacy more than collectivistic cultures (Americans)
    • Gender
    •    1)Men tend to diclose less-Strong+Silent(Women)
    • Motivation
    •     1) Diclose more to people we know/disclose information about people we dont like
    • Risk-benefit
    •    1)Weigh advantages/disadvantages of disclosing
    • Context
    •    1)Diclose to "professional"
    •    2)Tell when another is in danger
  7. Social Penetration Theory (SPT)
    OVertime move from lesser to greater intimacy based on the increasing # of topics that partners discuss and the degree of personal infor diclosed on those topics (Altman and Dolman)
  8. Effects of Diclosure + Privacy
    • Damage/end relationship
    • Partners dont disclose at the same time/rate
    • Disclosing to 3rd party may damage trust
    • Choose to protect other by not disclosing info
  9. Effects of social Median Privacy
    • Social media + cell phone use in public blue distinction between public and private
    • Social media and internet changing what people view as private and public
  10. Warranting theory
    Find behaviors of others more credible when it cannot be easily manipulated by the person whom it describes
  11. Digitally mangaing you info
    • Dont carry on priavte phone converstation in public places
    • Dont post info you dont want certain people to see (boses,enemies,etc)
    • Be aware that other can digitally alter your digital image
    • use private settings
  12. Appropriate Self diclosure
    • Self-disclose the kind of info you want others to disclose to you
    • Self-disclose more intimate info only when you blieve the disclosure represents an acceptable risk
    • Continue intiamte info only if reciprocated(brought up again)
    • More self disclosure to deeper level gradually
  13. Common Familty structures
    • Traditional
    • Single parent
    • Shared-custody
    • Blended-children from previous relationships
    • Common law-Unmarried
    • Gay+lesbian
    • Extended-Multiple generations
    • Communal-Roomates
  14. Parent-Child communication
    • Naturing parental communication-encourage childs physical,social,emotional, and intellectual development
    • Controlling parental communication-attempt to influence or regulate childs behavoir
    • balance between nature and nuture and control
  15. Infants attachment styles
    • Secure-trusted
    • Anxious-cannont be trusted
    • avoidant-no trust
  16. Improving family communication
    • Create enviorment for intimate communication
    • Respect interests and accomplishments
    • Recognize and adapt to change
  17. Friendships
    • Voluntary-equality +reciprocity
    • From between people who have frequent contact + Similar demographic traits, engage in same activity
  18. Male-male(Friendships)
    • Shared activities
    • Topics rather than feelings
    • Convert intimacy-puts down, insults, competition
  19. Female-female (Friendships)
    Focuses on feelings
  20. Skills for self disclosure + Privacy management
    • Owning  feelings and opinions
    • Describing behavoir + Feelings
    • Describing feelings (verbal
    • Displaying feelings (non verbal)
  21. Protecting privacy
    • Making a conscious decision to withhold information or feelings from others
    • Change subject
    • Mask feelings
    • White lie
    • Boundries
  22. Decribing behavior
    • Identify overall impression
    • Recall specific behavoir
  23. Intimacy
    • Pattten of self disclosure and supportive messages between partners
    • May have many friends but handful of intimate relationships
    • Resides in interaction between partners
  24. Intimate converstaions
    • Emotional disclosures-sensative,private,risky information
    • Mutual understanding-commprehending you own + partners point of view
    • Warms feelings-Positive feelings about yourself and your partner
    • Verbal+nonverable- signal closeness
  25. Intimate relationships
    • Mutual
    • Trust
    • Cohesiveness
  26. Family
    Network of people who share lives over a long period of time glued by marriage,blood, or commitment, legal or otherwise.
  27. Intimate relationships
    • Platonic-Not sexually attracted to each other
    • Romantic-Act on sexual attraction
  28. Types of long term committed relationships
    • Traditional-share same idea
    • Independant-embrace change/uncertainty
    • Seprate- kinda like traditional bu are independant, avoid conflict
  29. Characteristics of intimate relationships
    • Mutual respect-dignity
    • Presence of shared plan or life vision-long term goals
    • Comfortable level of closeness-mutual statisfying amount of time with each other
  30. Keys to sucessful long termrelationships
    • Show affection
    • Use symboles and rituals to display commitment
    • Talk about sex
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2013-11-24 23:35:52

Communication chapters 10 & 13
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