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Unformatted text preview: HD FS 418 Notes October 29, 2007 1) The value of the rewards you get out of a relationship 2) Percieved availability to alternatives to the relationship 3) Relationships vary in terms of costs Relevance to P of LI:-Interdependence (mutual self interest)-Addresses reciprocal relat. Of power and dependence-balanced vs. imbalanced relationships-equal dependency Balancing operations continued: 2)-complain to him, show anger, criticize him, -play the same game (not calling for example)-express resentment =possibly a wakeup call but maybe not 3) take action to increase alternatives to Bill a. reconnect with old friends b. become involved in new activities =reduced dependence on him 4) Ann may begin to explore the possibility that Bill is seeing someone else. a. Showing up unannounced b. Staying by his side at all times c. Asking around for information d. Ask Bill (decrease Bill’s alternatives) When Ann finds out about Ashley – What could she do?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HD FS 418 taught by Professor Burgess,robertle during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '07