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Intimate+Relationships - Intimate Relationships Chapter 11...

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Intimate Relationships Chapter 11
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Intimate Relationships How have intimate relationships changed over time? Generations?
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Forming Intimate Relationships Jointly created worlds of shared meaning Defining Private Bonds Irreplaceable, interdependent, particularistic, individualistic, sentimental, intrinsic Intimacy A unique bond created between two people through some combination of highly interdependent actions, individualized rules, and personal disclosures, and viewed by both parties as relatively affectionate, intrinsically rewarding, and irreplaceable Friendships and Romantic Relationships …can both be intimate
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Forming Intimate Relationships, cont. Influences in Defining Intimacy Family messages Recent cultural messages
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Forming Intimate Relationships, cont. The creation of intimate relationships Planning for intimacy Conditions for intimacy Physical proximity Shared episodes Intimacy readiness Romantic feelings
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course COMM 201 taught by Professor Nagy during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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Intimate+Relationships - Intimate Relationships Chapter 11...

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