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Unit 4 : Week 4 - Exam 1 1. Question  Ralph has just been approached by his wife Rachel. She has been critical of his  lovemaking, and again has brought up the subject right after dinner. Ralph begins making  excuses and denying the problems. Which of the following best describes what's happening?  (Points :4)        Rachel's approach to the problem is appropriate, but Ralph is stonewalling.         Rachel's approach to the problem is inappropriate and Ralph is being defensive.         Ralph's response to Rachel is inappropriate and Rachel has done nothing wrong.                 Rachel's approach to the problem in inappropriate and Ralph is responding with contempt.  2. According to John Gottman couples who have been together for more than three years express  more relationship satisfaction_____ (Points :4)        if they never argue.         if they settle their arbuments by having sex.         if they use conflict as a means of identifying problems within the relationship and then  find ways to resolve them.         if they argue freqently.  3. "Being on this medication has affected my interest in sex. I still love you and am attracted to you,  but I just haven't been that interested in sex lately." Which of the following expresses  unconditional positive regard in response to this comment? (Points :4)        "I appreciate you letting me know what is going on. Have you considered trying a different  medication?"         "I'm disappointed too that we aren't having sex that often, but you know that I still love you  very much and am very committed to our relationship."         "I think you've been working too much too. Why don't we get away together for the weekend?"         "Yes, I know you haven't been that interested lately. Perhaps we should get some counseling."  4.  When we value our partners regardless of what they say or do, we are____ (Points :4)        expressing mutual empathy.         expressing unconditional positive regard.         practicing self-disclosure. 
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       using paraphrasing.  4. In an effort to get her partner to begin talking more openly about sex, Sharon asks questions about  how she learned about sex at home and at school, how nudity and physical affection were  dealt with at home, etc. She also shares information concerning herself. She is using the 
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