Joseph D. Plante
November 25, 2013
Letter for Couples who get Engage
A. Thesis Statement
Have you ever just looked and seen the love of your life? You stop and realize that this is the one for me. That the journey is over, I can stop looking. And then you stop and realize…Is this the one? Well I have only one question to ask you, how are the communication skills the you relay to each other, and are we good listeners?
II. Body paragraph#1-Topic Sentence #1
We think that relationships often should fall in place, or not have to work at it. But no one’s marriage or family is like the Brady bunch. We have to work at it through means of communicating and communication. First we need to start by identifying the barriers to effective interpersonal interactions.
A. Supporting Evidence
As Sole describes in her book, Making Connections: Understanding Interpersonal Communication, ”Interpersonal communication does not just happen. For people to communicate, some- one must take the initiative and make contact with another person. The other person must then respond in some way for a connection to occur.” (Sole,K. 2011)
Communicating with another to form some type of relationship we must overcome barriers of communicating with one another. An intuitive needs to be taken in order to get a response. III. Body paragraph#2-Topic Sentence #2 After you overcome the first initial barriers of communication, we must work on the next mountain that needs to be crossed. That is we must assess their personal communication and the communication competencies. Supporting Evidence
As Sole describes in her book, Making Connections: Understanding Interpersonal Communication, ” One of the most important steps to becoming a better communicator is to