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Emotions and Relationships

Emotions are a major part of our daily life. Can being overly emotional cause damage in relationships whether its job related or personal? Does our emotional state show what kind of person we are or determine how much abuse a person will put up with?

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Let's take a closer look at these interesting questions. I also attached a chart of Kelley's attribution theory, referred to in this response.

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1. Emotions are a major part of our daily life. Can being overly emotional cause damage in relationships whether its job related or personal?

Unequivocally, yes. There has been an increased focus on emotional intelligence (as measured by emotional quotient or EQ) as more relationships are affected by the emotionality of others. There is also an increased focus and workshops on how to handle the negative worker. In terms of EI, the essential premise of EQ is to be successful requires the effective awareness, control and management of one's own emotions, and those of other people. EQ embraces two aspects of intelligence:

? Understanding yourself, your goals, intentions, responses, behavior and all.
? Understanding others, and their feelings (http://www.businessballs.com/eq.htm).

As well, emotions impact personal relationships, either negatively or positively. For example, extreme levels of emotions, such as complete silence and/ or ignoring other people and yielding them ...

Solution Summary

Emotions are a major part of our daily life. This solution explores the job related or personal consequences to relationships of being overly emotional. It also explores whether our emotional state show what kind of person we are or if it determines how much abuse a person will put up with. References are provided. Supplemented with a chart of Kelley's attribution theory.

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