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The ten stages as conceptualized by Knapps Model of Relational Development are a process. Knapp holds that a relationship starts with initiation stage. Usually, initiation stage involves a short first acquaintance in which the two parties make or get first impressions of each other. In my initiation stage with Jane, we met at a round table where she chaired a session in our art club contest conference. For the first time in my life, I found myself participating and dominating the session regardless of George’s presence. George was the most active member in our club when it came to sharing ideas. I was an average participant, but not on this particular case. Jane, as the chair, could appreciate my contribution and from that moment I liked her. Realised I liked her ability to control the session and her level of intelligence. I felt free to approach her afterwards.