Being that it's been a few weeks into this little roadmap journal, my brother and I relation has gotten a bit better but still not where I would like it to be. I am happy that we been getting together along lately though. In chapter 3 & 4 I've chosen responsiveness, artifacts, personal appearance, paralinguistic, and love because I believe these concepts would help us even more with our relationship.
Responsiveness is displaying positive facial expression, posture, and gestures. Usually when my brother and I communicate with each other I usually have a negative response to a lot of things he has to say just because the way my personality is and I know it makes him have a negative response to my negative response and we just end up yelling and cussing at each other, which doesn't help our brotherly relationship what so ever.. Displaying responsiveness towards my brother I think would help him have a more positive response when we communicate to each other.
Artifacts is the personal objects we use to communicate something about ourselves. This may not be the most important concept that would help us in a major way but I do believe it would help us out in a few ways though. All the artifacts that we have, do not have anything in common from clothes, jewelry, things we call our toys, or even our cell phones. My clothing are more Urban while his clothes are more like "I don't give a shit clothes", if we had the same clothes I think we would have something positive to talk about because we would dress alike. Jewelry is the same thing like our clothes, I have ear rings while he doesn't even have his ears pierce. I have two watches that means a lot to me and he doesn't care to have a watch. Some of the things I call my "toys" he thinks are trash or lame and some of his "toys" I think are stupid. His toys consist of his tattoo gun and his remote control car. My toys consist of anything to do with computers, my video games, and my action figures. Yes we both have...
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