Unformatted text preview: and doing something new or spontaneous. The third and final dialectic is the tension that arises between the desire to be open to one another verses the desire for privacy. Relational dialectics have no ultimate resolution, so they are always fluxuating. Jill and Josh have been dating for about a year and have a very close relationship. Josh insists on spending all of their free time together. Although Jill enjoys Josh’s company, she sometimes feels smothered and needs her own personal space. Jill talks to Josh and tries to help him understand that they can still be very close without spending every second of everyday together....
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- Spring '08
- Interpersonal relationship, Josh, Relational dialectics, 150- Relational Dialectics