RELATIONAL PRACTICES

RELATIONSHIP ???
³The relationship of self to other is
the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.´ Alan Watts

RELATIONAL COMPONENTS

AN UNBALANCED STAGE
If

the relationship is all about I, then I am focusing on getting my needs met and expect you to make my needs your priority as well²and your needs suffer.

AN UNBALANCED STAGE
If

the relationship is all about YOU, then I am focusing on getting your needs met at the expense of my own.

AN UNBALANCED STAGE
If

the relationship is about US, then we are both focused on the relationship that we lose our individuality.

A BALANCING ACT
In

a healthy relationship, YOU, ME and US are in balance most of the time.

I

You Us

RELATIONAL COMPONENTS

I AGENT

YOU OLD LADY

US NEW CUSTOMER

RELATIONSHIP PRACTICES
Friendship

Husband-Wife

Parent-child

Relationship Practices

Sibling

Boss-worker

Boyfriendgirlfriend

WHAT RELATIONSHIP PROVIDES?
Social satisfactions Emotional needs Basic needs like shelter and food

Environmental

Psychological

Physiological

Human Relationship

Factor Affecting Relation
Coordination Perseverance Sympathy Negligence Credibility

Critical Analysis of Self
Jealousy Importance Acceptance

Value for time

Possessiveness

NEGATIVE FACTORS AFFECTING RELATIONAL PRACTICES

Ego

Addictive ness

Over Possessiv eness

Aggressiv eness

BRIDGING CULTURAL CONFLICTS
Culture can be viewed as shared symbols(including language) that create meaning & a sense of belonging. World views The conflicts can be bridged through four concepts: Capacity : can be expanded through Mindful Awareness, Cultural Fluency , Conflict Fluency and Dynamic Engagement

Practices: personal , interpersonal & intergroup Tools for the third party : stories , myths, rituals, metaphors Choosing a way forward

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: TEAMWORK
Working together to achieve a common objective Commitment with all members Subordinate individual interest to organizational interest.

Conflict

Co-ordination

Conflict Creativity

Co-ordination

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