Letter of Advice... Interpersonal Communication

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Article Critique: Self-Disclosure, Gender, and Communication  Lashone Williams-White
Comm 200: Interpersonal Communication
Instructor Joyce Walther
Nov.7, 2011

Can We Talk
There are many marriages are not able to communicate with each other after a period of time. A healthy communication style is the key to longer lasting relationships. The article “Can We Talk” is about the role of communication in a marriage. Nara Schoenberg betrayed a great article for giving advice to many that are able to read it that are in a marriage or engaged to become as one. This a great article with good advice on how to communicate with your husband, wife or partner for the future. Without Communication there will not be a happy and long lasting result in a marriage. Within reading this article I was able to relate the knowledge with my own marriage of 5 long years. Learning how to communicate within listen as well as my tone and other forms to communicate has been susceptible for us. There has been along hard battle to fight through my ordeal, but the lessons of reading and responding with the actions have been very tolerable. I have had a very bad problem beening lonely after my children went to college and after I closed my business. Drawing more to my husband, I felt he was pulling away from me. There was not a day went by that I feel deeper in a depression without communicating that with him, I just assumed he would have noticed. Now after talking the problem out and with quality time as well things are much better. Being able to relate to “Many couples think they are communicating with each other”, they are wrong at times, because I was that person. Within the statement, “Romantic relationships begin with a lot of sharing and excitement, (Terri Orbuch) I feel this is very true, because that’s why you get married. But, as time goes on other things take place within priorities before you mate. I blame this on life sometimes.

Self-disclosure really is...
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