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Unformatted text preview: Axia College Material Appendix F Healthy Interpersonal Relationships Worksheet Use your textbook to answer the following questions. You are not required to respond in essay format. You may use short-answer responses, including lists, to answer these questions. 1. What are the characteristics of intimate relationships? What are behavioral interdependence, need fulfillment, emotional attachment, and emotional availability? Why is each important in relationship development? The characteristics of intimate relationships are behavioral interdependence, which refers to the mutual impact that people have on each other as their lives and daily activities intertwine; need fulfillment, which is filling each others needs for intimacy, social integration, nurturance, assistance, and affirmation, possibly allowing intimate relationships mutually rewarding; emotional attachment, which is when two people share feelings of love or a bond; and emotional availability, which is the ability to give to and...
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2011 for the course SCI 162 taught by Professor Ebonywardlaw during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10