Managing Relationship Paper
The relationship chosen for this assignment in one that involves my wife and I. Both of us have been married for over five years and we have been together for a total of seven years. I met my wife through my best friend as she was his front door neighbor and we have also seen each other but never spoke until one day I just stopped her in front of her house and asked her for her name and the rest well is history. Our relationship began as a friendship as we would go out to nightclubs, watch movies, and just hang out in the front porch talking until literally the sun came up the following day it was something not to many get to do and I was lucky I would …show more content…
Like with many married couples, there are situations when people must increase the partnership. Relational progress in a partnership happens in phases. With pre-interaction consciousness there is search, strength and closeness; relational de-escalation there is stagnation, splitting up or post communication; our partnership can be defined as in the relational de-escalation stage. Like partners we aren't capable to decide on the ideal way to satisfy our bad debts. The conflict is good since we are working on a much better method of money management which we can both agree with.
Two relationship management skills that are needed to manage my relationship are using relationship talk and to manage conflicts cooperatively. I mention relationship talk because everyone whether it is male or female in a relationship will love to hear the assertiveness from their partner as to how they feel. For instance, there are times that my wife and I just sit on the porch and we speak of our own relationship. We speak of how certain