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Interpersonal Communication The Basics Lecture Material by Kevin Skidmore Model of Relational Dissolution Differentiating – a stage of relational dissolusment in which the parties re-establish their individual identities after having bonded together Circumscribing – a stage of relational dissolusment in which partners begin to reduce the scope of their contact and commitment to one another Stagnating – a stage of relational disslusment characterized by declining enthusiasm and standardized forms of behavior Avoiding – a stage of relational dissolusment immediately prior to terminating in which the parties minimize contact with one another Terminating – the concluding stage of relational dissolusment, characterized by the acknowledgement of one or both parties that the relationship is over Social Exchange Theory
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Unformatted text preview: │ Banks │ Deposits/Exchanges Dialectical Tensions – unstated struggle 1.) Openness – need to reveal things in a relationship vs. privacy – need for things to stay private 2.) Autonomy – individualism (my) independence vs. connectedness – interdependent our things 3.) Predictability – we know it’s going to happen stability/security could lead to boredom vs. novelty – having fun no safety net introduce new things into the relationship Duck’s Dissolution Model Intrapsychic – internally dissatisfied with the relationship Dyadic – how you are feeling about the relationship together Social – letting others know that you are thinking of no longer being together Grave-Dressing – how you refer to the ended relationship. Rationalizing it. sense of closure about it....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course COMM 221 taught by Professor Kevinskidmore during the Fall '09 term at Boise State.

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