ZAPoly Discussion Topic : Communication Skills Resources


What are your favourite communication skills resources?


http://reidaboutsex.com/difficult-conversation-formula/

http://www.brianlbloom.com/coaching/podcasts/downloadpodcast.php?file=Brian_L_Bloom-p01-Microconversations.mp3

https://web.archive.org/web/20110131120633/http://youngmetropoly.com/poly101/polyamory-readiness-question-4-how-well-can-you-communicate-with-others


http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/section4.cfm

Suzette Hadin Elgin’s Verbal Violence Octagon https://www.flickr.com/photos/persnicketpress/6888984745/

http://people.howstuffworks.com/vsd.htm/printable

http://practicalpolyamory.blogspot.com/2009/03/communication-skills-resources.html


http://www.xeromag.com/fvpolycommunication.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonviolent_communication

And Gary Chapman's 5 love languages
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/sao/publications/emagazine/issue133/love%20language2.pdf

And I've seen this strongly recommended, but its not free
http://www.humanpotentialcenter.org/Poly/PolyKit.html

So I did some searches on its key points:
https://www.google.co.za/search?q=Build+Self-Awareness
https://www.google.co.za/search?q=Maintain+a+Win-Win+Attitude
https://www.google.co.za/search?q=Active+Listening
https://www.google.co.za/search?q=Open-Ended+Questions
https://www.google.co.za/search?q=I-Statements

and these seems like portions of the $9.95 download:
http://www.humanpotentialcenter.org/Articles/IStatements.html
http://www.humanpotentialcenter.org/Articles/OpenEndedQuestions.html

http://verilymag.com/2014/08/how-to-apologize-properly

Polyamorous Geek Relationship Disclosure Form A little humour for a serious subject - getting to know potential sweeties. Intended to disclose important relationship information in a humorous way, getting things out into the open where they can be discussed without the longer period of awkwardness associated with the early phases of Relationship Guessing Game
http://everything2.com/title/Poly+Geek+Relationship+Disclosure+Form
Poly Relationship Questionnaire More tools for getting to know potential sweeties http://web.archive.org/web/20090120191041/http://people.tribe.net/ms_myriad/blog/94c00456-a11d-4ec0-aedb-324c960b5379

Another Poly Relationship Questionnaire A set of questions to explore polyamory topics, fill it out and share. Poly relationship issues are explored https://drive.google.com/previewtemplate?id=18zCN7yOzVonM__WG8Om49IUG7ZsFB5IaXOnND7cFWZs&mode=public

Reid Mihalko's Safer Sex Elevator Speech If someone asks what your safer-sex protocols are, can you answer in two minutes or less? http://reidaboutsex.com/safersexelevatorspeech/

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