Jealousy_(Revised_for_spr10)

Jealousy_(Revised_for_spr10) - A. What Is An Affair? sexual...

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Jealousy I. Social Comparison Jealousy A. Definition B. Why? 1. Negative 2. Relevant 3. Similar
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C. Consequences 1. Degrade the other 2. Happy when they fail 3. Negative self-image 4. 5. Motivation
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II. Social Relations Jealousy A. Definition B. Causes 1. Loneliness 2. Uniqueness 3. Monogamy 4. Esteem 5. Rules 6. Context
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C. Correlates 1. Self-esteem 2. Self-esteem dependence 3. Locus of control 4. Sex 5. Relational Uncertainty
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D. Responses to jealousy 1. Express your feelings 2. Express only negative feelings 3. Denial and distancing 4. Violence/threats 5. Surveillance 6. Compensate 7. Manipulation attempts 8. Derogate & confront the rival
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E. Coping with Jealousy Self–related responses 1. Acknowledge your feelings, BUT: 2. Use considerate restraint a. delay responses b. soften responses
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1. Reassure the person 2. Identify expectations 3. Specify Behaviors a. Bother you b. Bother them 4. Jealousy Contract 5. Reduce other’s dependency Other-related responses
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III. Affairs
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Unformatted text preview: A. What Is An Affair? sexual <> emotional physical <> non-physical (phone, internet) B. Why Do People Have Them? 1. Increase rewards 2. Increase self-rewards 3. Test relationship 4. Getting even 5. Unplanned C. How Often Do They Happen? 25% of husbands; 15% of wives have at least one affair women are having more affairs more opportunity changing beliefs Click to edit Master subtitle style How About Under 30? 19 % 13 % 13 % 11 % 1991 2006 2006 1991 Between 1991 and 2006 the number of unfaithful wives under 30 increased by 20% and husbands by 45% Percentage of Married People Under 30 Who Have Had Affairs D. Gender Differences? women & emotional intimacy men physical intimacy women justify affairs by referencing falling in love ; men by referencing excitement of a sexual conquest E. Coping after getting caught 1. Justification 2. Excuse 3. Apology...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course CMS 06830 taught by Professor Daly during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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