Week 4 Assignment 1
COM 200 Interpersonal Communication
April 5, 2012
The movie that I decided to watch was Hitch. I have seen this movie a couple of times before, but this time I paid more attention to the conflicts that was going on rather than just watching the movie. I have found that the interpersonal conflict in the movie Hitch is miscommunication and misunderstanding. The interpersonal conflict in the movie Hitch is the same in life. There are times when things are said that are taken out of context and you wish that you could take them back. After watching this movie, I learned to be careful of what is said and how it is said to avoid escalating matters in a relationship.
There is one interpersonal conflict between Hitch and Sara that had in this movie. When the two characters in the movie where dating, Sara founded out the Hitch was not a doctor. Sara blamed Hitch for the reason for her best friend being dumped. When Sara finds out what Hitched does for a living, she does not give him a chance to explain. I think if both Sara and Hitch would have sat down and took the time to talk it out sooner than later, they would have had a better understanding of each other. He could have explained to her what his job was, and she could have made a decision if she wanted him in her life.
Another incident of interpersonal conflict I observed is when the lady sleeps with the guy because of the stories that he was telling her. I think if she would have ask him questions instead of letting him do all the talking, she would have seen that he was up to no good.
I think all relationship start out with interpersonal conflicts. The reason why I say that is because, no one tells the truth when you first meet someone. You never ask the question that you need to ask. And no one tell you what you need to know about them when they first meet. There are so many things that could have been avoided in the movie. One of...