Chapter 4,5 - Chapter 4, 5: Love, Dating, and Mate...

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1. What is love? 2. Theories of love 3. Dating and Mate Selection 4. Functions of dating 5. Theories of mate selection 6. Cultural intersections Info about exam 1-Tues 9/25 DUE in breakouts Thurs 9/20 Exam Review Qs Thurs 9/27- meet in KIVA instead of Breakout rooms 1. What is love? a. Definitions are complex b. Romantic love- includes intense emotions, thoughts, and sexual passion for another; based upon social/cultural values 2. Theories of love a. Reiss’ Wheel Theory of Love i. 4 major processes 1. Rapport- feel relaxed with each other, able to relate 2. Self-revelation- share deep personal feelings 3. Mutual dependence- rely on each other 4. Personality need fulfillment- satisfy each other’s need ii. Process turn repeatedly 1. many times, keeps on going 2. Few times- wheel stops and relationship ends… 3. Backwards- process is reduced, ex: arguments b. Social-Exchange theory of love i. Rewards- eg: friendship, caring, support, status, etc. ii.
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Chapter 4,5 - Chapter 4, 5: Love, Dating, and Mate...

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