Interpersonal Relationships

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7 Understanding Interpersonal Relationships
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Relationships Relationships Sets of expectations two people have for their behavior based on the pattern of interaction between them
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Types of Relationships Types of Relationships Acquaintances Friends Close friends or intimates Platonic relationship Romantic relationship
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Acquaintanceship Guidelines Acquaintanceship Guidelines Initiate conversations Develop an other-centered focus Engage in appropriate turn-taking Make your comments relevant to what has previously been said before you change subjects Be polite
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Friendship Guidelines Friendship Guidelines Initiation Responsiveness Self-disclosure Emotional support Conflict management
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Intimacy Guidelines Intimacy Guidelines Be dependable Be responsive Be collaborative Be faithful Be transparent Be willing to put your relationship first
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Self-disclosure – sharing biographical
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