Relationships, Ch. 8

Relationships, Ch. 8 - Relationships Relationships Building...

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Unformatted text preview: Relationships Relationships Building Satisfying Relationships Building Comfort with Relational Dialectics Relational Dialectics Relational Autonomy vs. connection Predictability vs. novelty Communication vs. privacy Activity 8.9 Activity Confirm that you can differentiate Confirm between the dialectics between Options to balance Relational Dialectics Relational Neutralization Selection Reframing Building Satisfying Relationships Building Comfort with Relational Dialectics Investment Building Satisfying Relationships Building Comfort with Relational Dialectics Investment Commitment Building Satisfying Relationships Building Comfort with Relational Dialectics Investment Commitment Trust Activity 8.1 Activity Choose either a specific friendship or a Choose current/past romantic relationship Analyze your contributions and your Analyze partner’s contributions partner’s Confirming Relationships Confirming Recognize Acknowledge Endorse Buber Self - disclosure Self What are the rules? When is self-disclosure inappropriate? How do you want to be seen by others? by Face Face The self concept or self-image that we The portray to others during social interactions interactions Negative face – desire to be autonomous Positive face – desire to be liked and appreciated appreciated Facework Facework “The efforts people make as they The communicate to avoid threats to face.” communicate (Cupach & Matts, 1994; Goffman, 1967) Importance of Facework Importance Threatening others undermines our own Threatening face face Facework helps confirm people’s Facework preferred identities preferred Helps create mutual respect Helps Film clip Film Mr. Holland’s Opus – classroom scene Defensive vs. Supportive Defensive Evaluation…………. Certainty…………… Strategy……………. Control……………… Neutrality…………… Superiority…………. Description Provisionalism Spontaneity Problem orientation Empathy Equity Gibbs ...
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