124 - Couple Types

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Couple Types  1.  Traditional Traditional gender roles  Interdependent; no real independent identity Do everything together; finish each other’s sentences Other communication tendencies? Highly responsive toward each other—very accommodating Not really that assertive, but don’t avoid conflict either (but generally isn’t a whole  lot of conflict) Report being the most satisfied Independents  Stress their individuality See themselves as very flexible—more androgynous Communication tendencies? Verbal sharing is valued **Impact of dual career households on couples? Separates Relationship is a matter of convenience than love or closeness
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Each wants own physical and mental space Relatively traditional roles
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course COMM 124 taught by Professor Tamaraafifi during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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