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Emotional intelligence affects almost all areas of life. The intention of this study is to better understand if other factors are associated with one’s level of emotional intelligence. This study in particular focuses on the relationship between Family Communication Patterns (FCP), emotional intelligence and direct personalization of conflict, an aspect of Taking Conflict Personally (TCP). Fifty-one participants from a city in the northwest region of the United States were analyzed in this study. This study found that direct personalization and a family communication pattern that emphasized conversation were both related to aspects of emotional intelligence.

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CST 425: Advanced Interpersonal Communication Capstone Project

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