COM212_3.24.09 - Shibbles and Zastrow – attraction...

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COM212 3.24.09 Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships Models of Attraction Relationships Love (6 types) Friendships (3 types) Professional (business) The 6 Types of Love Eros – Sexual, erotic Ludis – playful, gameplay, flirting, casual, uncommitted Storge – solid friendship Mania – obsessive love, driven Pragma – practical, based on mutual benefit Agape – selfless, aiding orphans, giving to poor Three Types of Storge 1. Friendship (reciprocity), equality, mutual affection, self sacrifice 2. Receptivity (asymmetric), one gives more 3. Associative (transitory), loyalty, classmates, co-workers Professional Can have closer relationship but it’s still structured by status Theories of Attraction Similarity – the same people have out together Complimentary – opposites attract Rewards – exchange theory – weighing your benefits and costs in a relationship
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Unformatted text preview: Shibbles and Zastrow – attraction components (needs) 1. Event bringing you together 2. Positive self-talk – not about you but convincing yourself of their attractiveness 3. Arousal – physiological response, heart rate, nervous, happy, sick 1+2 = enough for friendship 2+3=movie star fantasy attraction 1+3=initially, avoidance 1+2+3=usually a friend/long term romance Duck’s Filtering Hypothesis (progression?) 1. Incidental cues – messages, physical proximity, expectation of future encounters 2. Pre-Interaction – about physical attractiveness, filtering their looks, non verbal cues from appearance 3. Actually interaction – eye contact, conversational management/style 4. Cognitive cues – values, attitude, idea of personality...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course COMM 212 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at Purdue.

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