2-21 - Enduring Relationships I. Characteristics A....

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Enduring Relationships I. Characteristics A. Variability – Seeing the person in many different states/situations. When you see them in lots of situations you know them better. B. Duration – How long you see someone on average. Long distance relationships have long duration but low frequency. Good duration leads to good relationships— road trip example Duration does build a relationship in a sense. C. Frequency - You can see someone all day but for minutes so you have lots of frequency and for a short duration. Need both—how often you see each other Duration Frequency Low Low Long distance relationship Low High See each other a lot but not for a very long time High Low Short meaningless relationship High High Long Healthy relationship D. Revelation – You let the other person know things that you wouldn’t tell most people. E. Meshing – Everything works great together. When you talk or communicate everything goes smoothly. Having a conversation for hours without interrupting.
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