Introduction:This writing assignment allows you to use readings, videos, classroom discussions, and your own life experience to create enhanced communication practices. Communication in theory is important, but constructing new practices and policies of communication can help you make real changes for yourself and those around you. The Assignment:Write a response to the following prompt — based on your own experience with the applicable concepts:Think about someone who is a very close or best friend. Consider the investments you and your friend have made in the relationship. Write an essay that explains how you would build and communicate investment, trust, acceptance, and closeness within a new friendship. Are the dynamics of this new friendship you are designing consistent with those identified by researchers as discussed in this chapter? Why or why not?