Examples Of Interpersonal Communication In When Harry Met Sally

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Interpersonal Communications Experience For Interpersonal Communications I observed the movie “When Harry Met Sally”. I related the movie with the theories from the book Interplay by Ronald B. Adler. Interpersonal communication is the title for a variety of diverse types of communication. We use communication in our everyday lives to survive, provide for our families and to meet the needs of our co-workers. I will be providing examples from the movie to go along with what I learned in my readings. The concepts that I will touch base on are: Self- Disclosure, Listening Effectively, and Empathizing With and Supporting Others. At the beginning of the movie when Sally is introduced, she is driving to New York and Harry, who is the boyfriend of Sally's friend, is catching a ride with her. Sally is a very structured person. According to Harry, she is a” high maintenance woman”. Harry, like the majority of men, has a more laid back attitude. While they are on their way to New York they stop at a restaurant where Harry tries to get Sally to open up about her past relationships,…show more content…
The Human Service field is a female dominated field according to Forbes.com and after observing my life experience with the movie When Harry met Sally, I see myself as a prime example of this daily in almost everything that I do. I realize that I am a very sympathetic person and just how much that has to do with my communication skills. For example; I am a mother and when my son gets hurt I generally run to comfort him and kiss it to make it all better, while his father on the other hand will tell him to get up and be tough. In addition, if a female friend is having problems with her spouse and needs someone to listen to her; she knows that she can call me day or night and tell me anything, while men on the other hand rarely talk about their

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