Verbal Immediacy Scale Test

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All of these tests really opened my eyes on some topics involving communication that I am really good at and some that I really need to work on. When I took the Verbal Immediacy Scale test, I thought I would pass it with flying colors because I’ve always been really good with how I approach certain conversations and how I talk to individuals. I got a score of 40 which is not the greatest. After reading all the questions, I realized that maybe I was not as good as I thought. I am initially a very shy person before you get to know me, if I do not personally know you, I won’t initiate a conversation with you. I have had many people tell me that when they first met me they thought I hated them because of how my face looked. My straight or relaxed …show more content…
Well I ran that idea by my dad and he got really mad at me and thought he had some type of control on what I do for a living. Ever since that situation I have been very hesitant about telling him anything about school or my dreams. So after reading that question, it made me realize that I need to pursue my dreams and to not let my family or friends stand in the way of that. I felt a little bit better about myself when I finished taking the Communication Competence Scale test because I got a high score of 170. I have had a lot of people come to me for advice because I am a very good listener and I don’t interrupt people when they are talking because that is one of my biggest pet peeves. I know it sound crazy for me to say this but I am 19 years old but I have been through a lot in my life. I grew up with both my parents in the military and we moved around a lot. My parents got divorced when I was 12 so I had to grow up really fast which is why I am so mature for my age. And lastly I have been with my boyfriend for seven years. We started dating in 6th grade and we have been together ever

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