Wk. 4, Lect. 2 - Closeness

Wk. 4, Lect. 2 - Closeness - Psychology 137C: Intimate...

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Psychology 137C:   Psychology 137C:   Intimate Relationships Intimate Relationships  Week 4, Lecture 2:   Week 4, Lecture 2:      Maintaining Closeness Maintaining Closeness Reminders Reminders : : The midterm is one week from today.   50 multiple choice questions, covering everything so  far. Review session in this room after class next  Wednesday. Sample questions will be distributed early next week.
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What People Do What People Do After attraction, after mate selection, then  what? Two people in a relationship must act. …and they had better act fast.
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We Think About Maintenance  We Think About Maintenance  Because the Average  Because the Average  Relationship Becomes Less  Relationship Becomes Less  Satisfying … Satisfying … Source: Kurdek,  1999
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Relationship Maintenance Relationship Maintenance Defined: The behaviors and strategies that partners enact to  help ensure that a valued relationship will  continue. Like? Strengthening an already good relationship Averting declines  Repairing problems What are the key interpersonal processes  likely to keep a relationship strong?
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                  The Intimacy Process Model The Intimacy Process Model Harry Reis
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Shared Activities Shared Activities Self-expansion theory : Relationships become less fulfilling because  opportunities for ‘expanding the self’ in the 
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