Ch 6 part 3 - when woman not upset – Avoidant men...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–14. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/31/11
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
8/31/11 Managing interpersonal communication Tradeoff Married men: Happier; live longer Unmarried women: Happier; live longer
Background image of page 2
8/31/11 Feelings of love 5 yrs. after marriage in India 1 2 3 4 5 Years Love
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
8/31/11 Relational Maintenance
Background image of page 4
8/31/11 Commitment Long-term orientation to the relationship
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
8/31/11 Origins of Attachment Harlow (1971): infants bond because of bodily contact, not nourishment
Background image of page 6
8/31/11 Attachment Styles Style is stable across lifetime Influences our romantic relationships Secure (60%) “Normal” Avoidant (25%) Avoid attachment Anxious (11%)
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
8/31/11 Styles influence how partners give and receive support When upset: Secure women seek support more than when not upset Avoidant women seek less support than when not upset
Background image of page 8
8/31/11 Styles influence how partners give and receive support When woman upset: Secure men provided more support than
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 10
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 12
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 14
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: when woman not upset – Avoidant men provided less support than when woman not upset 8/31/11 • Styles influence how partners give and receive support • Support helped all women – But avoidant people didn’t give/ask for it 8/31/11 • Attachment styles influence our trust in others – Trust in partner’s support • “Secures” – Think long term – Report high self-esteem and happiness in relationship 8/31/11 Attachment and Conflict • Influence how one handles conflict – Secure: no negative influence – Avoidant: less warm and supportive behavior – Anxious: report high stress, anger and anxiety, lower feelings of love 8/31/11 The vicious cycle • Avoidant v. Anxious 8/31/11 • Types of tensions – Expressive-protective • Sharing vs. privacy – Self-disclosure – Issue with 8% of men and 31% of women...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course COMST 101 taught by Professor Blankenship during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

Page1 / 14

Ch 6 part 3 - when woman not upset – Avoidant men...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 14. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online