Intimacy - -Pseudo intimate opposite sex relationship...

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Adolescence Intimacy - a relationship that is based in trust, self disclosure, and characterized for concerns of each other - may lead to a physical relationship but not always Sullivan’s Theory -how one is informed by the people they have relationships with. -believed u can best understand development in theses terms -his theory builds up to a mature relationship -Pre-adolescence (9-12): creates a good same sex friend. “chum”…just like you so u can compare how you are doing. A person, who doesn’t have a chum, will have difficulties creating relationships -Early-adolescent: need to satisfy lust, hemophilic relationship switches to heterothallic relationship. Need to incorporate and integrate various needs -If you don’t know who you are you can’t create a we, because the weaker personality will lose themselves Stages of Intimacy -isolate: person who has a few friends (isolated), has maybe casual acquaintances -stereotyped: has somewhat shallow superficial relationship (same sex). No depth in this
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Unformatted text preview: -Pseudo intimate: opposite sex relationship. Steady dating in high school. Not true intimacy in terms of depth. Superficial puppy love-intimate: trust, individuality, disclosure between partner-preintimate: perhaps commitments is not their yet but is getting there. *Girls identity before intimacy, guys is opposite*-Insecure attachment: cant count on caregiver to be a safe haven Attachment in adolescence-peer competence: development of social skills eros: love style that defines important in the physical (smooth skin, nice hair) storge: love based on long term friendship. .(often ends) Ludus: person who is playing. Playerrrr Pragma: practical love. What is important is that we have similar values and interest Mani: jealous and possessive love. Demands to know where the other is Agape: selfless love. Putting the other first. Danger of becoming dormant....
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