2011 Chapter 8 Communication and Relational Dynamics Student Version

2011 Chapter 8 Communication and Relational Dynamics Student Version

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Unformatted text preview: COMMUNICATION & RELATIONAL DYNAMICS WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Appearance Important in _________of relationships but become less important with ________. WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Similarity=more satisfaction in marriage. Ego Support Attraction is greatest when similarity is _______ in important areas. WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Complementarity Opposites Attract Satisfied couples are similar enough to satisfy ________ but different enough to be _________ WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Reciprocal Attraction We like people who like us. Build our Self-Esteem WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Competence Be good at what you do, but admit your mistakes. WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Disclosure The event of sharing information with another. Suggests _______ More important as the relationship progresses ___________ is key! WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Proximity Allows us to get more information about others. Suggests ________ WHY WE FORM RELATIONSHIPS Ò Rewards ( Social Exchange Theory ) We seek out people who can give us...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course COM 9 taught by Professor Estrellaromero during the Fall '11 term at Riverside Community College.

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2011 Chapter 8 Communication and Relational Dynamics Student Version

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