Nursing social relationships enhance happiness because spending time with friends or colleagues builds positive emotions, a key component of happiness (Fredrickson & Joiner, 2002).Yes, social relationships are vital for a happy and fulfilling life.And while it is a human need to connect with others, most importantly we need to be connected with ourselves.So are you communicating with yourself as much as you are with others?
As with anything, if what has been established works for all parties, there is no need to change it.
There is never the same emphasis put on each of the four facets, and the emphasis can be meant and understood differently.
For instance, the husband saying “the sugar jar is empty” may be less about the fact that there is no sugar left in the jar, but the prompt for his wife to go and fill up the jar.
Think about it: which one is your best developed “ear”?
For instance, do you tend to hear an appeal in every sentence?